Henderson imported Davenport plate is extremely rare and similar artifacts are in museum collections. You can check them out from "The historic New Orleans Collection" website.Hill & Henderson, later Henderson & Gaines was only in business for a short period of time. Hill & Henderson from about 1825 to 1834. After the death of Hill, the firm changed its name to Henderson & Gaines in 1836 and operated until 1866. Hill & Henderson was in business at 14 Canal Street. The firm operated as a direct importer, receiving hundreds of crates of English earthenware on ships from Boston, New York, and Liverpool. Both Hill & Henderson and Henderson & Gaines were agents for the Davenport Pottery in Staffordshire, England. Although Davenport earthenware is not rare and a handful of Henderson & Gaines imported pieces might also have survived to the day. But a piece from the early. Hill & Henderson time is extremely hard to come across. This beautiful Tuscan Rose pearl transferware plate might be the only one on sale on the whole internet!
The plate is about 10 across, and is in great condition given its age (200-year old)! Minimal crazing and one small chip on the rim (please refer to the pictures).
30 days domestic return accepted! Please note that we do not clean pre-owned items as we believe that the natural patina is a beauty of age. It shows signs of wear.
Please examine all pictures carefully. They are an important part of the item description. Condition, any defects, inclusions, etc are best shown in the pictures.Original cellphone photos, no retouch in any way. We are also happy to provide additional pictures upon request. In other words, don't pay for any individual item until you are finished shopping.
Please check out my other items. Antique and vintage jewelry, gemstones, fashion and decorative items! The item "Extremely rare historic Davenport H&H New Orleans Tuscan Rose Transferware 1820" is in sale since Sunday, March 1, 2020.This item is in the category "Antiques\Decorative Arts\Ceramics & Porcelain\Plates & Chargers". The seller is "infinitiques_collections" and is located in Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey. This item can be shipped worldwide.