STAFFORDSHIRE BROWN TRANSFERWARE SERVING TRAY
J. Beech Potteries
Tunstall, Staffordshire England
This outstanding small serving tray or platter measures 9 " long x 6 1/4 " wide and is crisply transfer printed in a dark chocolate brown with a pearlware glaze.
The piece has wonderful press moulded handles with leaf terminals. The pattern has a geometrical border and three cartouches surrounded by flowering fruit branches. Norwich Bridge and Cathedral, Salisbury Cathedral and Dartmouth Castle are featured.
The piece displays beautifully and is in EXCELLENT condition and appears to have never been used. Very clean shiny and bright. No chips, no cracks, no hairlines, no edge wear and no repairs. The contrast and composition is especially beautiful in this rich brown color.