EARLY CHILDS PEARLWARE ABC PLATE
RED RIDING HOOD MEETS THE WOLF
BROWNHILLS POTTERY CO ~ Staffordshire England ~ c. 1880
This 7 1/4” plate has a crisp image transfer printed in rich chocolate brown with great five color polychrome hand painting, clobbering in shades of cinnamon brown, golden yellow, rich green, red and cobalt blue.
The image is part of the Red Riding Hood series coveted by collectors.
In addition to the entire ABC alphabet transfer with the classic Brownhills decorative transfer, this plate has a central cartouche of Little Red Riding Hood meeting the Wolf as she strolls to her Grandmother's house.
A chip off the back of the rim and a crack between r and s. Rare to find in any condition.
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.