Identifying Daniel Tableware

 

H & R Daniel

 

Makers of the finest late Regency Porcelain

DANIEL TABLEWARES

CUSPED SHAPE.

This truly magnificent H and R Daniel part dinner service returned to the United Kingdom in November 2011 after spending most of its life in the United States. The service is in the "Cusped" shape and is pattern number 3824. The picture below shows the ten spot moth which is a typical Daniel feature.

The pattern 3824 does appear in teawares but only in London, Etruscan angular handle and Spode Bell shapes.

 

 

SHELL SHAPE TABLEWARE.

 

 

 

 

 

 

SAUCE TUREEN AND LARGE ARMOURIAL TUREEN

 

Shell shapes are found throughout the Daniel range and appear in both Tableware and Teaware. The examples below are from the Tableware range including a rare and beautiful Shell pattern Ice Pale. The range was produced probably between 1828 to 1836. The green plate is referred to Shell Pierced shape.

This photograph was published with the kind

permission of Gorringers Auction House,

Lewes

SHREWSBURY SHAPE

The Shrewsbury shape is probably the most recognisable of all Daniel shapes. Originally produced for the Earl of Shrewsbury around 1827, the order was then the largest and most expensive produced in the Potteries. This shape appears in Teaware and Tableware. The picture on the left is a basket from the original Earl of Shrewsbury's service.

This photograph was published with the kind permission

of Gorringers Auction House, Lewes

Blanks may well have been supplied to other companies, i.e., Doe & Rogers for decoration in their factories. Below is an example of a Doe & Rogers decorated Shrewsbury shape dessert dish.

 

MARY TALBOT SHAPE.

 

Mary Alathea Beatrix Talbot was the daughter of the 16th Earl of Shrewsbury.

Mary married Prince Philip Andrew Doria Pamphilj Landi on 4 April 1839. Later, Phillip was to be Mayor of Rome, and Mary Alathea Beatrix Talbot was created Prinzessin von Bayern, by Ludwig I.

The couple were happy for almost twenty years, but then tragedy struck; Mary died in 1858. Her distraught husband, in honouring her memory, had a box hedge visible from his bedroom window at his Villa Pamphili near Rome, cut into the letters of her name as a daily reminder. He outlived Mary by eighteen years.

The Mary Talbot range is believed to only appear in Desert and Tableware. Examples of cream bowls are shown below.

 

 

QUEENS OR PIERCED SHAPE.

Show below are two examples of Queens or Pierced shape plates, together with pages from the original Daniel pattern book showing alternative styles of decoration.

 

ROCOCO SCROLL.

Two examples of Rococo Scroll bread & butter plates are shown below, together with an example of a dessert plate in the same pattern shape.

 

CHELSEA.

This range of shapes were produced towards the end of Henry Daniel's reign at the company, probably at the very end of the 1830's.

Beautiful Chelsea plates showing Irish Scenes namely the Powerscourt Waterfall at the foothills of the Wicklow Mountains and Nemagh Castle in Tipperary.

 

Did Daniel ever visit area for inspiration? Looking at The Dublin Penny Journal, Volume 1, Number 38, March 16, 1833, perhaps not.

STANHOPE.

This range of shapes can be found in both Tableware and Teaware and was probably produced towards the latter end of the 1830's. The example in the middle is the top view of a low comport. Note that on the comport, between every three lobes, there is a moulded rosette. Found in both tea and tableware

 

RIBBON AND WREATH

Found in both tea and tableware

 

 

SECOND GADROONED SHAPE VARIATION B

Exquisite moulding and piercing incorporating shells and acanthus leaves and highlighted in gilt

 

 

SAVOY

Found in both tea and tableware

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