Rare ABC Plate Cat and the Fiddle 1880
HEY DIDDLE DIDDLE
Pottery Unknown ~ Staffordshire England ~ c. 1880
This outstanding 6 3/4 " alphabet plate has a crisp image transfer printed in rich dark lavender.
In addition to the entire ABC alphabet transfer with geometrics, this plate has a central image is of the classic Nursery Rhyme:
Hey diddle diddle, the cat and the fiddle ~ ??The cow jumped over the moon ??The little dog laughed to see such sport ~ ??And the dish ran away with the spoon.
This transfer, rarely seen on the market, will be a special abc plate in your collection.
Condition is excellent, light age toning. No chips, cracks or repairs.
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.
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Item ID: AA852
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