Polychrome Aesthetic Transfer Plate ~ JAPAN 1883
OUTSTANDING AND ELEGANT
AESTHETIC BROWN TRANSFERWARE DINNER PLATE
JAPAN POLYCHROME PATTERN
Gildea and Walker Potteries ~ Late Mayers
Tunstall, Staffordshire England ~ c. 1883
This outstanding very large 10 3/4 " victorian aesthetic dinner plate is transfer printed in chocolate brown with hand painting under glaze in shades of robin's egg blue, pastel pink, brown and gold.
The clear and crisp JAPAN pattern features geometric designs along the outer rim surrounding panels filled with Japanesque Camellia and jasmine flowers and fruit filled branches of oriental plums. The central image has Lotus buds and flowers and their exciting leaves shimmering in the water.
The pottery of Gildea and Walker produced some of the most elegant ceramics of the aesthetic movement. This pattern is the cream of the crop and a very desirable pattern.
Condition is great. No chips, no cracks, no hairlines and no repairs.
19th Century, Victorian (1837 to 1901)