SUPERB STAFFORDSHIRE BROWN TRANSFERWARE PLATE
THE DOG AND THE SHEEP
Copeland and Garrett ~ New Blanche
1833 - 1847
This outstanding and rare plate measures 9 inches wide. It is crisply transfer printed in a rich brown.
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: Appearances are deceptive
The plate displays beautifully and is in Excellent condition.
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