Aesthetic Movement Polychrome Soup Plate ~ MELBOURNE 1883

Aesthetic Movement Polychrome Soup Plate ~ MELBOURNE 1883

Code: 11124

$140.00 free shipping to USA
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AESTHETIC BLACK TRANSFERWARE POLYCHROME SOUP PLATE 

MELBOURNE PATTERN

Gildea and Walker Potteries

Tunstall, Staffordshire England  c. 1883

This large Victorian aesthetic 9 3/4 inch shallow soup or porridge plate is transfer printed in brown and further enhanced with rich colorful under glaze hand painting .  Delicious! The pattern features delightful Japanesque geometric designs mixed with exotic palm trees and other tropicals.  A shoreline with sailing vessels set to the horizon while a large flock of birds fly by.  

An inset cartouche of a large winged Heron in flight within a moon landscape and another inset of a Egyptian type moths circling a flower.  

Never Used and in Great condition, clean shiny and bright.  No chips, no cracks, no hairlines and no repairs.