MARINE BLACK TRANSFERWARE PLATTER
CLovelly ~ Ridgway, Sparkes & Ridgway Potteries
Hanley, Staffordshire England c. 1876
This Victorian oceanic platter measures 15 5/8 "long x 12 5/8 " wide and is transfer printed in black against a creamy white background. A soup tureen platter Almost impossible to find this pattern in a platter and the very best one we have seen in this form. The pattern features a marine border of shells and seaweed hooked together by strands of pearls. Nestled in the well of the plate are a variety of seashells with sprigs of seaweed as the backdrop. Stunning pattern. Best dark transfer.