WILLIAM WISE BLACK TRANSFERWARE TILE
COUNTRY LIFE SERIES ~ FISHMONGER
Minton China Works
Staffordshire England ~ 1879
This large Victorian 6 " x 6 "tile is transfer printed in black against a white earthenware background showing great detail and good contrast.
The tile is from the Country Life series showing a Fishmonger at waters edge.
A Fishmonger or Fishwife is someone who sells fish and seafood. Fishmongers are trained at selecting and purchasing, handling, gutting, boning, filleting, displaying, merchandising and selling their product.
Good Condition with light nibbles to the edge.
Signed Minton Tile ~ Wm Wise Farm ~ Fishmonger 1879