BLACK STAFFORDSHIRE TRANSFERWARE PLATE
Thomas Mayer Potteries Longport, Staffordshire, England c. 1840
This outstanding plate measures a large10 5/8 ” wide and is crisply transfer printed in a very dark black against a white background.
Wonderful scalloped edge. The central image depicts an etruscan vase or urn in a classical setting. The exquisite urn is surrounded by wonderful flowers and cartouches of exotic landscapes. This plate was produced by either Thomas Mayer in the Staffordshire district of England.
Condition is great. The contrast and composition is especially beautiful in this rich black transfer.