Antique White Ironstone Bread Platter Unusual Motto by Coxon & Co. Mid 19th Century

Antique White Ironstone Bread Platter Unusual Motto by Coxon & Co. Mid 1800s

Sale price $200.00 Regular price $250.00


Description:  Charles Coxin emigrated from Staffordshire, England to America in the mid 1800's. This early, white Ironstone Bread Platter by Coxon & Company, Trenton, New Jersey is an exceptional piece. A nice solid piece of white ironstone with some weight to it, weighing just under 3 pounds. Embossed on two sides of the outside edge is a Motto that is not seen very often; “Where Reason Rules, Appetite Obeys”. Encircling the inner edge is a lovely, embossed wheat pattern. This is a fine, early example of Americana White ware by Coxon & Co., and a very unique find.

Note:  Please refer to "Condition" for additional information. 

Care:  Hand wash soap and water only

Circa:  1863-1884 (approximately)

Color: White

Length: 13”
Width: 10 ½”
Height: 2 1/4”

Product Weight:   2 pounds 13 ounces

Markings: Mark in Black: Badge with an American Eagle in the center with Coxon & Co. (in a ribbon) with an overglaze

Material:  Ironstone

Color:  White

Maker: Coxon & Company

Origin:  Trenton, New Jersey

Condition:   Previously owned - used. Good Condition. Crazing is present all over, although is still very presentable with no staining. One small nick on underside of rim (as shown).                                        

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