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$10 · Antique 1880-1891 Floral Transferware Plate - England

Aesthetic movement antique English Victorian plate.
Pale ivory coloured with dark blue transfer ware & scalloped edges is marked 'Oriental Ivory FLORAL P,B & S Trademark'.
Powell, Bishop & Stonier, manufactured in Hanley, England between 1880-1891. Measures 9 3/4" in diameter.
There are no chips or cracks but there is overall very light crazing.
I found this bit of interesting info;
"In 1880, Powell, Bishop and Stonier registered a new trademark to accompany their ivory or cream coloured earthenware. This shows a seated Chinese man under a sunshade or umbrella containing the words ORIENTAL IVORY - their name for the earthenware body. This oriental ivory body and their green bodied porcelain were ideal vehicles for Japanese inspired designs which were popular in the Victorian period. These often featured asymmetrical floral and bird designs."

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Ad Id28261191
CategoryOther Antiques
PostedSeptember 30, 2016
Expiry October 30, 2016
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