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1930s Wood & Sons Aquila Blue and White H H & G Small Oval Platter

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1930s Wood & Sons Aquila Blue and White H H & G Small Oval Platter

This is a lovely 1930s Wood & Sons Aquila Blue and White H H & G Small Oval Platter. The pattern is Aquila and features an eagle in flight.

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Length: 28.5cm
  • Width: 21cm
  • Depth: 2cm

It was designed by Frederick A. Rhead, father of the celebrated Art deco potter, Charlotte Rhead.

Two versions of Aquila were made:-

  1. Indented rim with ochre trim
  2. Piecrust rim without the ochre trim

This particular platter has the indented rim with the ochre trim. In great condition, with a few, very fine, surface blemishes but no cracks, chips or restoration. There is a small amount of crazing.

Back marks

Impressed W880

H.H & G Ltd – (used 1922 onwards)

Toby Jug printed mark (used 1930 onwards)

Hales, Hancock and Godwin Ltd (1922-1960) were retailers, originally based in London.  Aquila was actually a design made by Wood and Sons.

Registration number 718718 (1926)

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