EARLY CHILDS ALPHABET ABC PLATE
WILD ANIMALS THE STAG
BROWNHILLS POTTERY Co
Staffordshire England ~ c. 1880
This large 8 1/4" alphabet plate has a crisp image transfer printed in rich dark bittersweet chocolate brown with great color polychrome hand painting in cinnamon brown and green. The image is part of the Wild Animals series coveted by collectors. In addition to the entire ABC alphabet transfer with the classic Brownhills decorative transfer, this plate has a central cartouche of a Stag in the butte' area of a mountain landscape looking over his shoulder at his herd. Outstanding.
Condition is great. A glaze line to the rear.