Bentley Chappell and Nancy Barshter
Web site: https://www.aestheticantiques.com/
LARGE AESTHETIC MOVEMENT BROWN TRANSFERWARE SOUP TUREEN with UNDER PLATTER and ORIGINAL LADLE
Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire England c. 1885
This large Victorian 13 " long x 7 1/2 " wide x 7 " tall covered tureen and is transfer printed in dark brown.
Platter measures 13 1/2 inches x 10 inches
The pattern is very crisp and clear and features a fancy pin wheel flower border and the piece is completely covered with oversized Daisy type flowers swirls of foliage.
Nine magnificent cartouches are filled with geometric designs, Garden Birds , Butterflies and Hummingbirds and nodding flowers. Wow!
The pieces are marked on the underside with an impressed registration mark, the pattern name and trademark that identifies the maker as Ridgways, a pottery maker working in Stoke upon Trent in the Staffordshire region of England during the 19th century.
The pieces are in excellent condition, clean shiny and bright. No chips, cracks, hairlines or repairs. Very large piece.