Alfred Fenton & Sons Rhine mid 1800s English transfer printed meat, turkey, serving platter


Alfred Fenton & Sons Rhine mid 1800s transfer printed meat, turkey or vegetable serving platter in great antique condition.

There are no chips or cracks anywhere on this piece. There is, however, extensive crazing, limited to the glaze (the platter itself is not affected). Over the years this has allowed discolouration through to the point where it is quite clearly visible, particularly on the rear. The platter has been gently cleaned which has lifted some of this discolouration, but we recommend seeking the advice of an expert in the field of antique porcelain for their ideas on restoring it further.

For all that, it is still a beautiful item, featuring an idyllic river scene with castles in the background. It measures 41cm x 33cm and is a stunning way to serve roast meat or vegetables, and to think it started its life in an English family home over 160 years ago!

Pickup very strongly encouraged as the size of the parcel required to send this safely through the mail is, quite frankly, huge.

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Postage cost reflects both postage itself, size and weight of the parcel, padding and packaging as well as the time taken to send this item with care.

Details regarding international postage rates – from Adelaide, South Australia – are not given within any of the listings in our store as they vary wildly from parcel to parcel, and country to country. We would hate to miscalculate and make you pay more than you need to by adding the wrong information to a listing, so we ask that you please contact us BEFORE purchase for the correct cost to your address!

With this in mind, it’s worth noting that international postage from Australia can be expensive. Postage is calculated based on the cubic size and weight of the parcel as well as what it takes to send your item with care. As an example, the cost of sending a 1kg, well padded parcel measuring 30cm x 30cm to New York in the United States is over $40 Australian dollars. This is not a price we have made up... it’s what it costs to get something of these proportions out of this country and into the USA. That said, we will save you money wherever and however we can!

Please read the Shipping & Policies details, and use the 'Ask a Question' button to discuss any query that you may have. And remember that pick up from Magill in South Australia (postcode 5072) is always welcome!

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Shipping from Australia

All items are sent with an individual tracking number that you can trace online. Postage costs includes all packaging, handling and Australia Post charges and is based on parameters set for parcel post on the Australia Post website. We NEVER charge more than what it actually costs us to prepare and send your item.

International postage from Australia is different for every country - this is why we ask that you contact us for the correct cost before purchase.

Pick up from Magill in South Australia – postcode 5072 – is warmly welcomed and encouraged, that way, you don’t have to pay for postage OR wait for your item. Pick ups within 48 hours of making payment are preferred unless prior arrangements are made.

Returns & Exchanges

I gladly accept returns and exchanges

Just contact me within: 7 days of delivery

Ship items back to me within: 14 days of delivery

I don't accept cancellations

But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.

The following items can't be returned or exchanged

Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:

  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
  • Digital downloads
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
  • Items on sale

Returns and exchange details

All items are packed with extreme care and attention to safe transport. Refunds will only be made if the item is damaged in transit and photographic evidence of this is provided.


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