EARLY CHILDS ALPHABET ABC PLATE
SHEEP AND LAMB
BROWNHILLS POTTERY CO Staffordshire England c. 1880
This 7 1/4" plate has a crisp image transfer printed in rich chocolate brown with great color polychrome hand painting, clobbering in shades of light taupe and cool green.
In addition to the entire ABC alphabet transfer with the classic Brownhills decorative transfer, this plate has a central cartouche of a sheep and lamb resting in a meadow under and old tree with the mountains in the distance.
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.
The piece is in great condition. No chips, no cracks, no hairlines and no repairs.
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