Early Creamware Covered Server
Wedgwood Staffordshire England c. 1878
This is a stunning and hard to find creamware transfer printed dinner ware server. It is very finely molded, measuring 11 1/8 inches long x 8 3/8 inches wide x 6" tall. It is transfer printed in a rich chocolate brown or sepia, abundantly decorated with a series of fine botanical engravings including Rose Mallow, Sun Drops, Snowbells, Peruvian Lily, along a Stephanotis or Wedding Flower. A spectacular composition of flowers from around the world! The rims are decorated with a simple ring of interconnected circles. A fantastic example of Aesthetic movement Victorian love of naturalistic beauty.
The pieces are in great condition, never used condition. A short one inch hairline off the base rim. The underside of bears the impressed mark of Wedgwood. This piece is perfect addition to any collection of Wedgwood creamware or Staffordshire transferware with botanical imagery.