Antique Songbirds Victorian Soup Plate ~ FRANCE ~ 1879
VICTORIAN BROWN TRANSFERWARE PLATE
Brown Westhead and Moore Potteries Staffordshire England ~ c. 1879
This large Victorian aesthetic 9 3/4 " wide soup plate is transfer printed in dark brown.
The pattern features a geometric rim with flowering Quince blooms separating vignettes of sailing ships and grand French chateaus. Songbirds in whimsical flight grace the well of this exceptional piece.
Condition is great. No chips, no cracks or repairs. Very light utensil marks consistent with use.