LITTLE JACK HORNER
BROWNHILLS POTTERY CO ~ Staffordshire England ~ c. 1880
This 8 " plate has a crisp image transfer printed in rich chocolate brown with great polychrome hand painting, clobbering in shades of cinnamon brown, cobalt blue, golden yellow and purple.
This lovely plate is transfer printed with the entire alphabet surrounding a cartouch of Little Jack Horner sitting in his corner eating his entire Pie, subject of a famous nursery rhyme.
This series is coveted by collectors of early antique ABC wares and is one of the best produced by Brownhills.
Condition is EXCELLENT, clean shiny and bright. Normal stilt marks.
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.