EARLY CHILDS ALPHABET ABC PLATE
DAVID and GOLIATH
BROWNHILLS POTTERY CO Staffordshire England c. 1880
This 6 3/8 " plate has a crisp image transfer printed in rich chocolate brown with great three color polychrome hand painting, clobbering in shades of red, green and cobalt blue.
In addition to the entire ABC alphabet transfer with the classic Brownhills decorative clover transfer, this plate has a central scolled cartouche of David with his shepards staff and his weapon, the sling, crossing a brook on his way to try and slay Goliath, the Philistine. One smooth stone and rest is history.
The image is part of the Nursery Tales series coveted by collectors. This transfer, rarely seen on the market, will be a special abc plate in your collection.
Condition is EXCELLENT, clean shiny and bright. Plates like these were given as gifts to children on special occasions and were used as educational tools, as well. A lovely addition to your ABC collection.
Item ID: AA1154