A Large 19th Century
Antique English Staffordshire
Flow Blue Platter
Blue Pansy Flowers Transferware
A large 19th century antique transferware Flow Blue Pattern
Platter. Abundant pansy flower blooms fill the wide scrolling border a tiny
lacy dotted design on the interior forms little heart shapes at the corners
and there are delightful hanging baskets filled with pansies at the top and
bottom center of this large platter.
Measures 15-1/4" x 12-3/4" and it is in Excellent
Fabulous color, flow blue on a white ground. This has a beautiful
glaze. It is very deep, measures 1-1/2" and has a 2-1/4" wide
Made by Samuel Ford & Company, Lincoln Pottery, Burslem,
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England circa 1895.
The reverse of the platter bears the mark SF&Co with
A smaller size in this same LONSDALE pattern by Samuel Ford
& Co. is pictured on page 84 of Mary Frank Gaston's book 'The Collector's
Encyclopedia of FLOW BLUE CHINA'. Full image of the company mark is also
listed along with the manufacturers name and pattern on page 17 and 18. (please
see our last two images)
This is quite large and deep and has a good wide rim.
Size: 15-1/4" across x 12-3/4" wide - 1-1/2" high with a
2-1/4" wide rim.
This is in Excellent
No chips, no cracks, no discoloration,
no repairs, no restoration, no utensil
Light expected underglaze