EARLY CHILDS ALPHABET ABC PLATE
OLD MOTHER HUBBARD
BROWNHILLS POTTERY CO ~ Staffordshire England ~ c. 1880
This 7 1/2" plate has a crisp image transfer printed in rich chocolate brown with great color polychrome hand painting, clobbering in shades of cinnamon brown, golden yellow, cobalt blue and cherry red.
The image is part of the Nursery Tales 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 Old Mother Hubbard at her empty cupboard as her dog begs for crumbs. Delicious !
Condition is very good. A glaze pop near the rim, normal to the making. Clean and bright.
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.
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