A Large 19th Century

Antique English Staffordshire Platter

'SIAM'

A Beautiful Rich Blue Transferware Pattern

Circa 1870

DESCRIPTION

A large 19th century antique transferware platter.

Measures 18" x 14" and is in Excellent Condition.

A classic early chintz pattern of a variety of oriental style flowers in many shades of blue. This was made by the Staffordshire England Pottery of Brown, Westhead, Moore & Company and has their underglaze blue mark on the reverse for circa 1870.  

A fabulous transfer design of tiny buds, leaves and full bloom flowers of various oriental designs in deep cobalt blue, dark blue, light blue and white on a blue ground.  A scalloped shape to the edge where the design has a 1" wide transfer pattern of twining leaves within a border.

This has a lusterous glaze and is in excellent condition.  It's good and deep, the rim measures 1-1/2" high.

When struck, the platter has a fine and deep resonant bell like ring ... you'll only hear that with a piece of china that is in pristine condition and this surely is that ...
and of  SUPERIOR  QUALITY !

Size:  18" across  x 14" wide  -  1-1/2" high and with a 1-1/2" wide rim.


CONDITION

This is in Excellent Condition

No chips, no cracks, no crazing, no discoloration,

no repairs, no restoration, no utensil marks.

(loss of gilt along the scalloped edge)

Just Beautiful !















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