This is a very early earthenware sauce tureen made circa 1830-50. The tureen has an impressed mark, BRAMELD, as well as an * and two vertical lines. The pattern as been identified as "Castle of Rochefort, South of France". This pattern was used for complete dinner services. Rochefort is a French seaport in the Bay of Biscay at the mouth of the River Charente. Brameld pottery is better known as Rockingham Works, Swinton, Yorkshire. This set consists of 3 pieces. The lid with an artichoke finial, the sauce tureen, and the underplate. Overall the measurement is 5 1/4" x 6 3/4" x 8" (tall). It is in excellent condition. There is some staining to the pedestal base of the tureen and some tiny nicks to the base of the tureen.
Lovely Blue Transferware Sauce Tureen, Lid, Underplate, BRAMELD