ALPHABET ABC PLATE
Staffordshire England ~ c. 1850
This 6 7/8" alphabet plate has a crisp image transfer printed in rich chocolate brown. It is hand painted over the transfer in shades of bright green, golden yellow, and cherry red. The plate feature an impressed border with the entire alphabet ~ A to Z, with a piping of a black line next to the sawtoooth rim.
The central transfer is of three young lasses whips at the ready playing Whiptop or Spinning Tops. The image is quite whimsical and is certain to find favor in your collection.
A couple of hairlines and an interior spider line. These do not take away from this amazing and rare transfered plate.
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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