AESTHETIC MOVEMENT TRANSFERWARE PLATE ORIENTAL PATTERN T. Elsmore and Son Potteries Staffordshire England c. 1878 This large victorian aesthetic 9 3/4 " dinner plate is transfer printed in lovely slate gray. The clear and crisp ORIENTAL pattern features Japanesque cartouches of butterflies and flowers, an urn of foliage and flower, heavenly bamboo, more butterflies and even more exotic branches of flowering plants. A great oriental Lion or Cat wrapped in Japanesque tiles. Delightful ! The pattern displays the victorian eras love of nature and travel to exotic lands. Condition is excellent. Clean and bright with no chips, no cracks, no hairlines and no repairs. Light wear to the edge consistent with age.