EARLY CHILDS ALPHABET ABC PLATE
LITTLE JACK HORNER
BROWNHILLS POTTERY CO Staffordshire England c. 1880
This 7 1/4 " plate has a crisp image transfer printed in rich chocolate brown with great polychrome hand painting, clobbering in shades of cinnamon brown, red, blue and golden yellow. A blue bow tie completes the coloration.
This lovely plate is transfer printed with the entire alphabet surrounding a cartouche of Little Jack Horner sitting in his corner, subject of a famous nursery rhyme.
Great condition. Normal stilt marks to the front and rear. 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.