Victorian English Transferware Sauce Tureen ~ MELBOURNE 1883

Victorian English Transferware Sauce Tureen ~ MELBOURNE 1883

Code: 10406

RESERVED

AESTHETIC BROWN TRANSFERWARE SAUCE TUREEN

MELBOURNE PATTERN

Gildea and Walker Potteries
Tunstall, Staffordshire England
c. 1883

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.