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A rare Sunderland lustre wall plaque expressing the hope that the alliance between the English and the French formed to fight the Russians (which became the Crimea War) in 1853-1856 would continue.

The transfer image is of a French and a British sailor, each carrying their nation's flag, shaking hands against a background of armaments. The transferred image has been hand-coloured in transparent enamel. The plaque is in the form of a picture frame, the outside edge enamelled in a chocolate colour.

205 x 235 mm.

Unblemished condition.

Sunderland lustre wall plaque. "MAY THEY EVER BE UNITED"

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