Broad Street Works
'Gadroon' shape

This shape is described in the pattern books and pattern description books as 'No. 21 Gadroon' shape, or simply 'Gadroon' shape.

All entries from the factory pattern, and pattern description books are reproduced courtesy of The Wedgwood Museum Trust.

Note the wide cream band on the foot rims. This is typical of early Hicks & Meigh.

 

Hicks & Meigh Patterns.

Pattern 21

Pattern 51

Pattern 53

Pattern 64

 

Pattern 21

The entry in the first Ridgway, Morley, Wear, & Co. pattern book reads:
'Original Pattn done on Plain No. 5 Shape
The chief of the Services done has been done on The No. 21 Gadroon Shape
including several crests and Regimental Services with Badges & devices.'

The dessert plate or twiffler is 229mm in diameter. Blue Stone body.

Pattern 21 dessert plate front

Pattern 21 dessert plate back

Pattern 21 dessert plate backstamp

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Pattern 51

The entry in the first Ridgway, Morley, Wear, & Co. pattern book reads:
'The 51 pattn is the 51/2 plain printed light blue.'

The meat dish is 273mm long and 206mm wide. Blue Stone body.

Pattern 51 meat dish front

Pattern 51 meat dish back

Pattern 51 meat dish backstamp

The dinner plate is 263mm in diameter. Blue stone body.

Pattern 51 dinner plate front

Pattern 51 dinner plate back

Pattern 51 dinner plate backstamp

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Pattern 53

According to the first Ridgway, Morley, Wear, & Co. pattern book, this pattern was also done on the Hicks silver shape.

The dinner plate is 266mm in diameter. Blue Stone body.

Pattern 53 dinner plate front

Pattern 53 dinner plate back

Pattern 53 dinner plate backstamp

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Pattern 64

The dinner plate is 265mm in diameter. Blue Stone body.

Pattern 64 dinner plate front

Pattern 64 dinner plate back

Pattern 64 dinner plate backstamp and pattern number

The pattern number has been cut out of the backstamp, and a new number written by the footrim.
If anyone knows the number of the base print, I would be grateful to learn what it is, as the relevant pattern book page is missing.

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