Antique white ironstone scale plate
A square Victorian scale plate, made of white ironstone pottery with a flange and decorated with an underglaze black transfer of Justitia with her balance scales & sword. The striking pictorial shows Justitia stood atop a floating plinth embellished with rococo scrolls, with a swagging banner above reading 'Justitia Virtutum Regina'.
Used by the Victorian/Edwardian grocer or butcher on a set of balance scales, scale plates like these make excellent cheese boards or serving platters.
The scale plate is in superb original condition with some surface glaze crazing and wear marks commensurate with age, but no chips or damage.
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