Scarce Aesthetic Movement Large Plate ~ Robinson Crusoe 1881
AESTHETIC MOVEMENT BROWN TRANSFERWARE PLATE
Gildea and Walker Potteries
Tunstall, Staffordshire England c. 1883
This rare Victorian aesthetic movement dinner plate is transfer printed in brown. The pattern features fabulous geometric designs along with exotic foliage and flowers including Palm and Coconut trees. A monkey climbs a Coconut tree along with cartouches of Crusoe going about his many daily chores.
A huge 10 3/4 inches wide
Clean shiny and bright. a small glaze flake to the left edge.