SUPERB AESTHETIC BROWN TRANSFERWARE PLATE
Bates and Walker, Late Mayers Potteries
This Victorian aesthetic large 10 3/8 " dinner plate is transfer printed in dark brown. The clear and crisp BAMBOO pattern features a double painted geometric rim and flower filled swags leading to a transfer print of a water bird landing amongst a bamboo hidden lake. The pattern displays the victorian eras love of nature.
The piece is marked on the underside with an impressed registration mark, the pattern name and trademark that identifies the maker as Bates and Walker, a pottery maker working in the Staffordshire region of England during the 19th century.
The piece is in EXCELLENT condition, clean shiny and bright. No chips, no cracks, no hairlines and no repairs. It is absolutely gorgeous - elegant and well potted, with richly detailed transfers reflecting the Victorian love of the exotic.