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Rare ABC Plate ~ Wild Animals ~ Kangaroo 1880
EARLY CHILDS ALPHABET ABC PLATE
WILD ANIMALS THE KANGAROO
BROWNHILLS POTTERY CO Staffordshire England c. 1880
This 6 1/2 " alphabet plate has a crisp image transfer printed in rich dark bittersweet chocolate brown with great color polychrome hand painting in cinnamon brown and green. The image is part of the Wild Animals series coveted by collectors. This transfer, rarely seen on the market, will be a special abc plate in your collection.
In addition to the entire ABC alphabet transfer with the classic Brownhills decorative transfer, this plate has a central cartouche of A mother Kangaroo, a little one in the pouch and another learning the ways of the new world.
Condition is very good, clean and bright with very little wear. A tiny restoration on the rim near the letter Z . 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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