Water Lily and Nymphea patterns may have been inspired by the same original engravings, but they are quite different patterns. Nymphea is a simpler design than Water Lily and is generally found as flow blue on pieces dating from 1860s and 1870s. There is also Water Nymph, which is a variant of Nymphea, with more flowers and decoration, so plates are more covered with the pattern. Nymphea has the design mainly in the middle of the plate, with a broad white border and a simple blue rim design. Water Nymph appeared as flow blue and later as multi-coloured tableware in the 1920s and 30s.
Without images dating your platter is difficult. If the two Hs are large and with quite a gap between them, then your piece should date from 1826 to 1835, but I have never seen Nymphea that early. What colour is your platter? Is it flow blue? The other possibility is that the HH and W are all part of the same date code, depends how they are arranged. If it is WHH then you are looking at August 1879.
If you can get some good images of front and back they would be of interest and would help date your platter more accurately and also Connie would appreciate them for the Database.
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