AESTHETIC BLACK TRANSFERWARE COVERED SOUP TUREEN
Ridgways Potteries Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire England c. 1885
This huge and very desirable and sought after Victorian aesthetic movement 14 " long x 9 " wide x 8 1/2 " tall covered serving soup tureen is transfer printed in delicious black against an off white background.
The pattern features a cover rim of wildly tropical flowers with Hummingbirds. A striking Pheasant to the front mixed with Water Lilies and Cattails. Very ornate bamboo handles. A marvel of the imagination.
Displays beautifully and in outstanding condition, minor age related crazing. A great piece and Huge size.