EARLY CHILDS ALPHABET ABC PLATE
PARIS ~ NOTRE-DAME
BROWNHILLS POTTERY CO ~ Staffordshire England ~ c. 1885
This fabulous large 8 1/4 " plate has a crisp image transfer printed in rich chocolate brown with great color polychrome hand painting, clobbering in shades of red and green.
The image is part of the Famous Places series coveted by collectors. This transferware plate, rarely seen on the market, will be a special abc plate in your collection.
In addition to the entire ABC alphabet transfer with the classic Brownhills decorative transfer, this plate has two cartouches of the city of Paris during the mid to late 19th century and another cartouche of Notre-Dame, a cathederal, which is a considered the very finest French gothic architecture.
Condition is outstanding. A fabulous plate and near impossible to find.
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.