AESTHETIC BROWN TRANSFERWARE SOUP PLATE
Gildea and Walker Potteries
Tunstall, Staffordshire England
This large Victorian aesthetic 10 5/8 " dinner plate is transfer printed in chocolate brown. The clear and crisp MELBOURNE 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 large winged Heron in flight within a star and moon landscape and another inset of a Egyptian type moths circling a flower. This pattern has everything going for it. The pattern displays the victorian eras love of the exotic.
Condition is EXCELLENT with no chips, no cracks, no hairlines and no repairs..