A charming Staffordshire earthenware plate by William Adams & Sons Potteries. This blue and white historical transferware scene depicts the landing of Columbus, and the impressed mark shown was used between 1819-64. The plate is in excellent condition, perfect for that collection of English blue and white 19th century china.
Size: 10 7/8” Diameter.
According to the book, American Historical Views on Staffordshire China, written by "Ellouise Baker Larsen," scenes on this plate were copied from W. G. Wall's engravings (1823) There were a series of these plates depicting the "Landing of Columbus." This series is distinct in that it was the first of the printed wears to use the lighter blue colors, which started appearing in America around 1833.