VERY EARLY CHILDS TRANSFERWARE PLATE
FOR A GOOD BOY
Staffordshire England ~ c. 1820
This fabulous soft paste childrens antique plates measure 7 1/4" in diameter and is transfer printed in black with soft matte polychrome enameling.
The plate features a scalloped rim with press moulded flowers and foliage enameled in shades of orange, yellow, and pink. The outer rim is painted in a lovely shade of corral.
The plate, For a Good Boy, features a young boy with his dancing dog and dancing bear with hat.
Condition is Great, light weight and beautifully potted. Plate has DM&P Manheim labels, auctioneers in London and New York.
Plates like this were made as gifts for good children and rewards of merit.