Victorian English Transferware Sauce Tureen ~ MELBOURNE 1883
AESTHETIC BROWN TRANSFERWARE SAUCE TUREEN
Gildea and Walker Potteries
Tunstall, Staffordshire England
This Victorian 8 " x 4 1/2 " x 4 1/2 " tall sauce or gravy tureen is transfer printed in dark brown.
The MELBOURNE pattern features delightful Japanesque geometric designs mixed with exotic palm trees and other tropicals. A shoreline with sailing vessels set to the horizon while a large flock of birds fly by.
A fabulous inset from Aesops Fables of the Fox and the Grapes . This pattern has everything going for it. The pattern displays the Victorian eras love of nature and travel to exotic lands.
Never Used and in EXCELLENT CONDITION.