EARLY CHILDS ALPHABET ABC PLATE
ROBINSON CRUSOE ~
CRUSOE VIEWING THE ISLAND
BROWNHILLS POTTERY CO ~ Staffordshire England ~ c. 1880
This 7 1/8" 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, and cobalt blue. The image is part of the Robinson Crusoe 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 Robinson Crusoe on his boat spying " Land Ho ".
Condition is very good. No cracks or repairs. Clean and bright, with light edge wear.
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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