Antique white ironstone scale plate

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.


Approximate dimensions:

22.5cm wide

20cm deep

4cm tall



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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