Early Creamware Aesthetic Transferware Waste Bowl BOTANICAL Wedgwood Staffordshire England c. 1878
This is stunning and hard to find creamware transfer printed waste bowl or small serving bowl. It is very finely molded, measuring 3" tall on a raised pedestal base, and measures 6" across the top rim. It is transfer printed in a rich chocolate brown or sepia, abundantly decorated around the perimeter with a series of fine botanical engravings including Rose Mallow, Sun Drops, Snowbells, Peruvian Lily, along a Stephanotis or Wedding Flower on the inside bottom. A spectacular composition of flowers from around the world! The interior rim is decorated with a simple ring of interconnected circles and a flower sprig in the inside bottom. A fantastic example of Aesthetic movement Victorian love of naturalistic beauty.
The underside of bears the impressed mark of Wedgwood and dates to around 1870-1880 from the Staffordshire region of England.
The bowl is in great condition, with no chips, cracks, stains or repairs. Pristine shiny clean with only the slightest amount of wear along the rim, consistent with age.
A glorious addition to any collection of waste bowls or brown Aesthetic transferware.
This piece is perfect addition to any collection of Wedgwood creamware or Staffordshire transferware with botanical imagery .