This cake plate measures 9 1/2" in diameter. It has moulded handles. The center pattern is oriental in character. There is a bird in the tree. The edge has a Greek Key pattern. There are flowers around the rim. The plate is transfer printed in brown with under the glaze red and green enamels. The bottom is marked TILL, impressed mark. There is a D and the numbers 936 9. This is a early (1850-80) mark of the Thomas Till Staffordshire pottery. The plate has no chips or cracks. It does have heavy crazing.
Lovely Enameled Brown Transferware Cake Plate, Oriental Design, TILL