1840 ~ Black Staffordshire Large Transferware Plate ~ CANOVA

1840 ~ Black Staffordshire Large Transferware Plate ~ CANOVA

Code: 10371

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BLACK STAFFORDSHIRE TRANSFERWARE PLATE

CANOVA PATTERN
 
Thomas Mayer Potteries
Longport, Staffordshire, England
c. 1840

This  plate measures a large10 5/8 ” wide and is crisply transfer printed in a very dark black against a white background.

Wonderful scalloped edge. The central image depicts an etruscan vase or urn in a classical setting.  The exquisite urn is surrounded by wonderful flowers and cartouches of exotic landscapes.
This plate was produced by either Thomas Mayer in the Staffordshire district of England.

Never Used. Condition is great.  The contrast and composition is especially beautiful in this rich black transfer.