Miniature Brown Transferware Tray Platter ~ MELBOURNE 1881

Miniature Brown Transferware Tray Platter ~ MELBOURNE 1881

Code: 11125

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MINIATURE AESTHETIC BROWN TRANSFERWARE TRAY OR PLATTER

MELBOURNE PATTERN

Gildea and Walker Potteries

Tunstall, Staffordshire England

c. 1881

This rare to find very small sized Victorian aesthetic 7 inches long x 4 3/4 inches wide platter is transfer printed in black and then hand painted under the glaze.  The pattern features delightful Japanesque geometric designs mixed with exotic palms, bamboo and other tropicals.  A shoreline with sailing vessels set to the horizon while a large flock of birds fly by.  

Condition is Great.