TWO BROWN TRANSFERWARE PLATES
Gildea and Walker Potteries Tunstall, Staffordshire England c. 1881
These Large Victorian 10 5/8 "plates are transfer printed in dark brown. The pattern features delightful Japanesque geometric designs mixed with exotic palm trees and other tropicals. A shoreline with sailing vessels set to the horizon while a large flock of birds fly by.
An inset cartouche of a Hawk perched as the sun sets. Another inset of ornate flowers. This pattern has everything going for it. The pattern displays the Victorian eras love of nature and travel to exotic lands.