St Augustine Staffordshire Rabbitware Rabbits Frog Plate c1900

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St Augustine Staffordshire Rabbitware Rabbits Frog Plate c1900

Rabbits and Frogs

St. Augustine Ware ~  England ~ c.1900

This is a colorful hand painted transferware plate, c. 1900, from the genre of rabbit ware plates that have become very popular.

Measuring a full 10“ in diameter, the plate is decorated with rich chocolate brown transfer print which was then hand painted in a brilliant green, yellow, brick red and brown, depicting a pair rabbits, one jumping out of the rabbit hole or warren.  A frog soak up the sun in the English countryside.

The plate recites the amusing rhyme, " WITHIN THIS HIVE WE’RE ALL ALIVE.  GOOD LIQUORSMAKE US FUNNY; IF YOU ARE DRY, STEP IN AND TRY THE FLAVOUR OF OUR HONEY “

 Never Used.  The plate is in excellent condition. There are no chips, cracks, utensil marks or repairs.

St Augustine Staffordshire Rabbitware Rabbits Frog Plate c1900