Staffordshire English ABC Plate ~ Nations ~ Wallachian ~ 1880
EARLY CHILDS ALPHABET ABC PLATE
NATIONS OF THE WORLD
BROWNHILLS POTTERY CO
Staffordshire England c. 1880
This 7 1/8 " plate has a crisp image transfer printed in rich chocolate brown with great polychrome hand painting, clobbering in bright cobalt blue. The image is part of the Nations of the World series coveted by collectors.
In addition to the ABC alphabet transfer, this plate has a central cartouche of a mountain shepherd. Wallachia united with Moldavia in the 19th century, to form the state of Romania.The name Wallachian translates into, "Land beyond the snowy mountains."
Outstanding, no chips, cracks, hairlines or repairs. 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.