Wedgwood Aesthetic Transferware Childs Bowl ~ Birds Nest 1883
Aesthetic Transfer Printed Childs Bowl
Children Examining Birds Nest
Wedgwood England 1883
This transfer printed porridge bowl measures 7-1/4 inches in diameter with a deep center well and flat footless base. It is finely potted creamy earthenware transfer printed in country red encircled with an Aesthetic border of leaves and primrose flowers. The central image features two children examining a birds nest. The naive image and surroundings reflects the Victorian love of nature and the naturalistic design trends of the period. The bowl is marked with an impressed WEDGWOOD and a series of letters GDL signifying the year 1883.
The plate is in great condition without chips cracks or repairs. A gorgeous example of a rare pattern.