EARLY CHILDS ALPHABET ABC PLATE
WILD ANIMALS THE TIGER
BROWNHILLS POTTERY CO ~ Staffordshire England ~ c. 1880
This 6 3/8 " alphabet plate has a crisp image transfer printed in rich dark bittersweet chocolate brown with great color polychrome hand painting in bright green and cinnamon brown.
In addition to the entire ABC alphabet transfer with the classic Brownhills decorative clover transfer, this plate has a central cartouche of a Tiger stalking in the dense vegetation.
Condition is excellent. Clean and bright. No chips, no cracks, no hairlines and no repairs. Normal stilt marks to front and back.
The Tiger is the rarest to find of all in the Wild Animal series. The image is part of the Wild Animals series coveted by collectors. This transfer, rarely seen on the market, will be a special abc plate in your collection.
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.
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