SUPERB STAFFORDSHIRE GREEN TRANSFERWARE SOUP PLATE
THE LION IN LOVE
Copeland and Garrett ~ New Blanche
Staffordshire, England 1833 - 1847
This outstanding and rare soup type plate measures 9 7/8 inches wide. It is crisply transfer printed in a rich green.
The plate has a wonderful irregularly scalloped edge and a border pattern of trios of large flowers separated by hydrangea blossoms, Fox heads and wild roses.
The central image illustrates the fable by Aesop of The Dog and the Sheep:
The Moral of the Story: LOVE CAN TAME THE WILDEST.
The plate displays beautifully and is in Excellent condition.
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