• 8 RARE Antique SWANSEA Trident Mark Gold Encrusted 8 1/4"  China Cabinet PLATES

This Auction is for 8 Antique 19th Century matching Cabinet PLATES - which be believe to be SWANSEA marked with the Gold Trident mark. The Plates measure approximately 8 1/4 inches in width and are Blue in colour with a Floral Spray in the center with a heavy Gold Encrusted floral decoration surrounding (French style Gold Tracing)  and with flowers in the center. This is Very Fine china - when you hold your hand behind the china and turn it to the light you can see through it, the plates are unmarked with the exception of a Trident mark painted in gold -this Trident mark was a mark found on some of the Swansea or Nantgarw china. These plates came from the estate of the owners of the World Famous Butchart Gardens located in Victoria BC - they were known as collectors of very fine china. These 8 plates are part of an original set of 12 - I have removed 4 of the plates as their decoration was quite worn and had obviously seen much more use that these 8 plates which are in Very Good Condition with no chips, cracks, crazing or damage to the hand painted floral decoration; however, there is some light wear to some of the gilding and one plate has a very small rough spot on it's rim which has been touched up with some gold - please see photos. Unfortunately, in as much as these are fine Antique Plates and we believe them to be of Swansea / Nartgarw make, we can't guarantee this - please use you own judgement as to the a maker. Please see my other items! GENERAL AUCTION LISTING TERMS & CONDITIONS:   PLEASE NOTE: None of us like paying shipping costs; unfortunately it is a necessary evil in the world of internet sales and with new labour settlements, the costs for shipping are up considerably from even 1 YEAR ago, but please note, we DO NOT make any money on shipping - we only charge for CANADA POST SHIPPING RATES plus the cost of packing materials (peanuts, bubblewrap and box) – with NO HANDLING CHARGE - For all buyers outside of Canada PLEASE KEEP IN MIND that this will be INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING which is MORE EXPENSIVE than your domestic shipping and due to possible CUSTOMS Clearance Delays and the extra DISTANCE for the parcel to Travel - the Delivery will normally take LONGER THAN FOR DOMESTIC SHIPPING - for shipping costs please see the shipping quote as shown in the listing.   Canadian residents must pay appropriate taxes - all other buyers are exempt these taxes.   Please note: I am proud of my feedback as it helps you know the type of seller you are dealing with - I also like to know something about the buyers I deal with and as such if you choose to have private feedback for yourself, please don't bid on my items.   I will combine shipping on more than one item if safe packing will allow for it. Payment must be made within one week from end of auction.   What you see in the photographs provided, is all that is included in this auction unless otherwise stated in the body of the listing.   We try to identify the maker, composition and age of the items we sell; however, we are by no means experts in any field and this information is based solely on our general knowledge & opinions & bidders will have the final responsibility in determining the same - so PLEASE email BEFORE you bid if you need clarification on any items. Any local customs or duty costs are the responsibility of the buyer.   Please keep in mind that you are bidding on used and vintage items. We will disclose any damage or defect that is not consistent with what should be expected with normal wear, and will always disclose any chips, breaks, repairs, etc. that we believe affect the usability and value of the piece over and above normal wear for the age of the item; however, we are human and as such can make mistakes - if we have made a mistake, please contact us and we will work with you to fix the problem.   Items are shipped from a smoke-free home.   Please see above for acceptable payment methods. RETURN POLICY We only accept returns for items which we have made a material error in the description of the item. This is VERY IMPORTANT - all returned items MUST be returned via Standard Postal Service NOT FedEx or USP - plus all returns MUST have an authorization number.                                                                    Thank You & Good Luck!

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8 RARE Antique SWANSEA Trident Mark Gold Encrusted 8 1/4" China Cabinet PLATES

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