Early Colorful Pearlware Child's Plate
TULIP FLOWER BASKET PRIMROSE
Staffordshire, England c. 1820
Dating to the start of the 19th century, this childs plate measures 7-1/2 inches in diameter. Transfer printed in cobalt blue and decorated with leeds or Pratt color range, enamel green yellow ochre and blue. The center of the plate is surrounded by an impressed and painted flower rim and finished with pearlware glaze.
The center of the plate contains a stylized basket of flowers including primrose tulips daisy and teardrops. A beautiful sunny composition framed with a complimentary harmonious border.
The plate is unmarked. It is most likely from Staffordshire or one of the northern potting regions of England c. 1810-1830. The plate is in great condition with a bit of glaze wear to the rim and the foot and utensil wear in the in the center of the plate. No other chips cracks or repairs. Clean and bright, light weight and beautifully potted. A work of art, perfect for hanging, in country French or polychrome Jacobean decor.
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