ANTIQUE CHILDS ALPHABET ABC PLATE
BROWNHILLS POTTERY CO ~ Staffordshire England ~ c. 1880
This large 7 1/2 " alphabet plate has a crisp image transfer printed in rich brown with great color polychrome hand painting.
In addition to the entire ABC alphabet transfer with the classic Brownhills decorative transfer, this plate has a central image of the classic Nursery Rhyme ~ Simple Simon meeting the Pieman.
Simple Simon met a pieman going to the fair ~ Said Simple Simon to the pieman "Let me taste your ware" ~ Said the pieman to Simple Simon "Show me first your penny" ~ Said Simple Simon to the pieman "Sir, I have not any!"
This plate is in excellent condition. Clean and bright with no chips, cracks, hairlines or repairs.