Market Lavington Museum

Market Lavington Commemorative Ware

Today we feature an elegant cake plate which dates from the Edwardian era.

The plate is of pierced ribbon style with a white ground anda  pink glaze. There is a pansy decoration.

Edwardian market Lavington commemorative plate at Market Lavington Museum

 The writing reads,  ‘A present from Market Lavington’.  This surrounds a transfer of High St, Market Lavington, Wiltshire. This is taken from a photo by Mr Burgess, taken from the crossroads (Lamb Corner).

Transfer print of The High Street from a photo by Mr Burgess

Experts suggest that the plate, which has no maker’s mark, was probably made in Germany.