An Argenta ware plate in the Japanese taste with a three section fan design intersected by birds on cherry branches.
Attributed to Josiah Wedgwood (Burslem, Etruria and Barlaston, Staffordshire, c. 1759-present)
Impressed with English design registration mark and hand painted pattern number M2789. Stamped: AMS Trademark within a Staffordshire knot. According to Godden's Encyclopedia of Pottery Marks, this is probably a retailer's mark.
M. Katz Marks, The Collector's Encyclopedia of Majolica, illustrated p. 113.
Width 9.25 Depth 9.25 Height 1 in.
Note: some dark staining.