AESTHETIC BROWN TRANSFERWARE BUTTER TRAY
James Beech, Swan Bank Works Pottery
Staffordshire England ~ c. 1885
This Victorian aesthetic 8 3/4 " long x 4 3/4 " wide TRAY is transfer printed in dark chocolate brown. Perfect for display or immediate use.
The pattern features fabulous cartouches of sailboat on a mountain lake and one of quiet secretive buildings hidden in the landscape. All surrounded by flowers and leaves and sunbursts. Wonderful geometric designs along the rim complete this great piece. A rare aesthetic find for the collector.
The piece is marked on the underside with an impressed registration mark, the pattern name and trademark that identifies the maker as Beech, 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.