Set of seven 19th century Royal Worcester porcelain undersea plates. Decorated with gilt borders at the edge and hand painted with various aquatic flora and sea life scenes. Good condition, one plate has a hairlines that is only visible upon close inspection. Marked on reverse with Royal Worcester, Gilman Collamore & Co., Union Square, New York stamp. Plates measure 9.1 inches in diameter.
Gilman Collamore & Co., in premises at 731 Broadway in 1861, then occupied premises in Union Square before taking two storeys of showrooms in The Wilbraham, a fashionable block of bachelor flats at Fifth Avenue and 30th Street, that opened in 1890; about 1920 new premises were constructed for the firm at 15 East 56th Street.