AESTHETIC BROWN TRANSFERWARE PLATE
Ashworth Brothers Potteries
Hanley Staffordshire England
This Victorian aesthetic 9 3/8 " dinner plate is transfer printed in dark chocolate brown.
The MELROSE pattern features rich and wildly exotic Japanesque designs with a plethora of native rugosa rose flowers, rose buds and foliage. A female Oriole watches as two butterflies dance in the wind. A very ornate geometric scroll separates a cartouche of young Cranes as they glide into the cat tailed wetland. The pattern displays the victorian eras love of nature and travel to exotic lands.
Condition is EXCELLENT, bright shiny and clean. No chips, cracks, hairlines or repairs.