Victorian Antique 19th Century Samson French Porcelain Armorial crested Plate Marked Allen Lowestoft c1880's gift idea

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Overview

Material

Porcelain

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Vintage from the 19th century

Shipping & returns

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From United Kingdom
Returns accepted
Exceptions may apply. See return policy

Description

This is an antique, Victorian, late 19th century hard paste French porcelain armorial plate, and is marked Allen Lowestoft on the back in red, shown in photo 10 above.(Robert Allen was a painter who worked for Lowestoft Porcelain in the second half of the 18th century). The plate dates to c.1880's

The plate is circular and has an armorial crest at the centre with floral vignettes and raised / embossed white scrolls surrounding. There are two red outlined gilt design / decoration bands, one on the rim, the other surrounding the central armorial. The plate rim has floral vignettes and white raised / embossed decoration. The plate has a gilt trim in the rim.

Size:
14.7cm diameter

Weight of the plate is 164.4g

Condition:
There are no chips, cracks or glaze crazing present. There are a couple of small pitted marks on the centre area of the plate, see photo 6 above for one of the pitted marks. There is also wear to the raised / embossed white scrolls etc in places, as well as some minor, small marks to the plate. see photos 6 - 8 above for examples. There is some wear to the plates gilded rim, see photo 9 above for the area that has the most wear.

Postage / Shipping:
UK by Royal Mail 2nd class signed for, Royal Mail 1st class signed for and special delivery are an optional postage add on.

International by either Royal Mail international tracked, signed or tracked and signed small parcel (depending on buyers country of origin which service will be used).

Please note: I do not ship to PO Boxes (orders with a PO Box as an address will be cancelled), international buyers if you require a different shipping method than Royal Mail, please contact me first for shipping costs, so they can be added as a shipping upgrade, thank you. VAT is not included in the prices shown and I am not VAT registered to collect VAT.
This is an antique, Victorian, late 19th century hard paste French porcelain armorial plate, and is marked Allen Lowestoft on the back in red, shown in photo 10 above.(Robert Allen was a painter who worked for Lowestoft Porcelain in the second half of the 18th century). The plate dates to c.1880's

The plate is circular and has an armorial crest at the centre with floral vignettes and raised / embossed white scrolls surrounding. There are two red outlined gilt design / decoration bands, one on the rim, the other surrounding the central armorial. The plate rim has floral vignettes and white raised / embossed decoration. The plate has a gilt trim in the rim.

Size:
14.7cm diameter

Weight of the plate is 164.4g

Condition:
There are no chips, cracks or glaze crazing present. There are a couple of small pitted marks on the centre area of the plate, see photo 6 above for one of the pitted marks. There is also wear to the raised / embossed white scrolls etc in places, as well as some minor, small marks to the plate. see photos 6 - 8 above for examples. There is some wear to the plates gilded rim, see photo 9 above for the area that has the most wear.

Postage / Shipping:
UK by Royal Mail 2nd class signed for, Royal Mail 1st class signed for and special delivery are an optional postage add on.

International by either Royal Mail international tracked, signed or tracked and signed small parcel (depending on buyers country of origin which service will be used).

Please note: I do not ship to PO Boxes (orders with a PO Box as an address will be cancelled), international buyers if you require a different shipping method than Royal Mail, please contact me first for shipping costs, so they can be added as a shipping upgrade, thank you. VAT is not included in the prices shown and I am not VAT registered to collect VAT.

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Buyers are responsible for any customs and import taxes that may apply. I'm not responsible for delays due to customs.

Returns & exchanges

I gladly accept returns and cancellations

Contact me within: 14 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 30 days of delivery
Request a cancellation within: 24 hours of purchase

I don't accept exchanges

But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.

The following items can't be returned or exchanged

Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
  • Digital downloads
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)

Conditions of return

Buyers are responsible for return shipping costs. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.

FAQs

Size of items is included in the item description.
I do not gift wrap items.

All items are carefully wrapped in bubble wrap, large items will be shipped in boxes, smaller items like jewellery, silver spoons are carefully wrapped in bubble wrap and corrugated cardboard and are shipped in jiffy bags.

Cigarette card albums are shipped in Manilla board backed envelopes.

Books will be well packed and shipped in jiffy bags, very large books will be shipped with more protection.

If you still want more information on how your item will be packaged for dispatch, please do not hesitate to contact me.
I post daily Mon - Fri - except for UK Bank Holidays when the Post Office / Royal Mail is closed. The post is dispatched daily at 2pm, if an order arrives after 1.15pm, it will be dispatched the next working day (Mon - Fri - excluding UK Bank Holidays).

I do ship on Saturday mornings, if an order arrives after 9am on a Saturday, it will be dispatched on the following Monday, except if a UK Bank Holiday.

Any orders on a Sunday, will be processed and packaged and dispatched on Monday, except if a UK Bank Holiday.
I am open to sensible offers on most items, so please do contact me via Etsy convo (messages) with the price you would pay for an item.

Remember, if it is high priced item, I can do a three month lay-away plan (pay for the item with three monthly instalments).
I do not ship to PO Boxes, this is stated in each listing. If you order an item and your address is a PO Box, I will have to cancel the order.

Please do not ask me to ship to a PO Box, I will not do so, under any circumstance.

If a purchase is made and I receive a message to request the item is to be sent to a different address, I will refund the buyer and cancel the order, as I have to ship to the payment address to be covered by Etsy Seller Protection Policy. Please make sure, the correct address is selected when purchasing an item. Thank you.
Yes, I have a shop in Chediaton Street, Halesworth, Suffolk, opposite Market Place car park.

The shop is open Wed, Fri and Sat 10am - 2pm and Sunday's when there are town events.
Buyers are responsible for any customs and import taxes that may apply. I'm not responsible for delays due to customs.

Please check with your country's customs office to determine what these additional costs will be prior to bidding or buying.

Customs fees are normally charged by the freight company or collected when you pick the item up. These fees are not additional delivery charges.

Please do not ask us to mark your parcel as a 'Gift' or fabricate the value of the item, as I would be committing an offence if I did.

Please be aware, VAT is not included in the prices shown and I am not VAT registered to collect VAT.
Please contact me before returning or thinking of returning an item, as a return may not be necessary, depending on the circumstances.

If the item(s) is damaged in transit, return postage will be refunded. Item(s) are to be returned within 14 days.

If it is a change of mind purchase, item can be returned to seller, but buyer bears the cost of return postage. Item to be returned within 14 days. A refund will be issued upon receipt of item, minus the original postage costs.

If the item(s) is not returned in its original condition the buyer is responsible for any loss in value and this amount will be deducted from the refund amount.

If the item(s) I receive back is different from the item sent to the buyer, then no refund will be issued.
In the event of a a failed attempted delivery, in which the buyer does not collect their item(s) from the Postal Service or arrange a re-delivery of their item(s) and the item(s) are sent back to the sender (myself) evenutally, upon receipt of the item(s), I will issue a refund, minus the original postage / shipping costs.

This also applies if a buyer has used an incorrect address when ordering. It is up to the buyer to ensure the correct address is specified.

Any request to change the address is not permittable, as to comply with Etsy seller protection, a seller has to send to the address on the order.
I accept Paypal and Etsy direct Checkout payments only at this present time.

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