Dating Circa 1830, this intricately detailed black transfer ware platter has the early Adams impressed marks. The platter is Staffordshire earthenware pottery with a bluish luster called Pearlware, a name derived from Wedgwood's "Pearl White" which was introduced in 1779. It was also known by other Staffordshire potters as China glaze. which was popular from the 1770s to the 1830s.
The platter measures 11.75" by 14.75 inches. It is in very fine condition with no chips or cracks. I see one factory small flaw in the edge of the rim and one tiny nit roughage of glaze that I can feel that s probably factory also. The white field is lustrous with no staining. The black is dramatic against the white. The early transfer shows its early age in the two areas on the platter that the transfer patterns met, the technique had not quite been perfected this early.
I personally collect this historic transferware to display on my walls, it is stunning art. This one is truly lovely. This black transferware platter comes from the estate of a San Francisco lifelong collector of fine antiques. I
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