EARLY CHILDS ALPHABET ABC PLATE
THE DESTRUCTION OF PHARAOH
BROWNHILLS POTTERY CO ~Staffordshire England ~ c. 1880
This 7 1/4" plate has a crisp image transfer printed in rich chocolate brown with great four color polychrome hand painting, clobbering in shades of wine red, golden yellow and cobalt blue.
The image is part of the Bible Pictures 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 scrolled cartouche of The Destruction of Pharaoh along the river Nile.
Condition is excellent with only a tiny in the making mark to the rear of the rim. No chips, no cracks, no hairlines and no repairs.
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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