Antique Victorian Transfer Printed Soup Plate ~ 1880
LARGE AESTHETIC BROWN TRANSFERWARE SOUP PLATE
Mintons Potteries Staffordshire England c. 1880
This large outstanding Victorian aesthetic 9 1/2 " shallow soup plate is transfer printed in very dark brown. The pattern features a Pheasant cartouche surrounded by magnificent tulip tree blossoms and foliage. A darker inset feature buds and blossoms of water iris. Surrounding all of this beauty is a wildly geometric border separated by 5 small panels with cherry blossom branches. An exceptional pattern.
Condition is excellent, clean shiny and bright. No chips, no cracks, no hairlines and no repairs.