Plate, Biltons, England

Made by Biltons Ltd in England, c.1965.

This Biltons dinner plate is from a collection of plates designed between the 1950s and 1980s and collected by John Hinds (b1950), an artist based in Melbourne. Initially intended to form part of his multi-media artworks, these plates reflect Hinds’ personal taste and interest in ‘retro’ tableware patterns of ‘everyday’ production lines popular in mid-century Australia. While the 1950s and 1960s were dominated by British imports from firms such as Broadhurst, Biltons, Wedgwood and Midwinter, it ...


A round dinner plate, rimless or coup style, made of light stoneware with a speckled glaze, printed with a chocolate-coloured stylized botanic design covering the base of the well. Within the design, a pattern, comprising flowers, leaves, circles and swirls is repeated six times resembling a 'doily' pattern.


23 mm


Made by Biltons, England, 1960s
Biltons Ltd c.1965


Gift of John Hinds, 2012
7 February, 2013

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Plate, Biltons, England 2014, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 17 November 2017, <>
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