ANTIQUE CHILDS ALPHABET ABC PLATE
HEY DIDDLE DIDDLE
BROWNHILLS POTTERY CO ~ Staffordshire England ~ c. 1880
This small 6 1/2" alphabet plate has a crisp image transfer printed in rich dark bittersweet chocolate brown with great color polychrome hand painting in cinnamon brown, golden yellow and green.
In addition to the entire ABC alphabet transfer with the classic Brownhills decorative transfer, 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.
EXCELLENT OUTSTANDING CONDITION. Never Used, 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.