WEDGWOOD ETRURIA COMMEMORATIVE PLATE TEXAS THE ALAMO 1836-1936

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  • Item Category: Ceramics
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Dec 03, 2013
  • Channel: Auction House
THIS AUCTION IS FOR A RARE HISTORICAL PLATE COMMEMORATING THE 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF TEXAS INDEPENDENCE SPONSORED BY MARY ISHAM KEITH CHAPTER, D.A.R. FORT WORTH, TEXAS MADE BY WEDGWOOD, ENGLAND. The plate depicts(clockwise) the Capitol, Austin; first capital-Columbia; Sam Houston; Surrender of Santa Anna at San Jacinto; Flags of France, Spain, Mexico, United States, Texas Republic and the Battle Flag of the Confederacy; Mission of San Jose De Aguayo; Stephen F. Austin; The French Embassy erected in Austin in 1841; with the center depicting the Alamo for it's central part in Texas history. On the back has the impressed marks for Wedgwood, Made in England and 2T36. It is 9 5/8 inches in diameter. It is in excellent estate condition, NO chips, cracks. NO crazing on the front, the baack does have crazing, which is normal. The colors are very bright, no discoloration or fading. No staining. This would be great find for the Texas or Alamo history buff. Fantastic piece for a Wedgwood collection and a wonderful piece of Texas history. Guaranteed to be as described or full refund. Thanks for looking.