Bentley Chappell and Nancy Barshter
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THREE SUPERB STAFFORDSHIRE GREEN TRANSFERWARE PLATES
THE DOG AND THE SHEEP
Copeland and Garrett ~ New Blanche
Staffordshire, England 1833 - 1847
This outstanding and rare plate measures 8 1/2 inches wide. It is crisply transfer printed in a rich green.
These plates have a wonderful irregularly scalloped edge and a border pattern of trios of large flowers separated by hydrangea blossoms, Fox heads and wild roses.
The central image illustrates the fable by Aesop of The Dog and the Sheep:
The Moral of the Story: Appearances are deceptive
The plates display beautifully and is in Excellent condition.