English Delftware Electioneering Plate

English Delftware Electioneering Plate

English Delftware Electioneering Plate painted in blue and manganese ¬†with a ‘cracked ice ‘ border and inscribed “Crefwell Esqr For Ever”

Diameter  9 inches

Bristol c 1760

Provenance: Ernest Marples MP Collection

Thomas Estcourt Cresswell (1712-1788) stood for the seat of Wooton Bassett in the contested election of 1754 and was returned unopposed in 1761 and 1768 elections