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Antique Blue Transferware Plate 7 American Poets Portraits Poe Longfellow Bryant ++++

$69.99

Brand Rowland & Marsellus

Pilgrim Couple - John and Priscilla Alden

Absolutely stunning example  of custom items exported to the American Market. 

Rowland & Marsellus Company is part of a mark that appears on historical Staffordshire dating from the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Rowland & Marsellus is the mark used by an American importing company in New York City. The company worked from 1893 to about 1937. This lovely plate depicts portraits of 7 of the most famouse and well known American Poets:  Longfellow, Poe, Bryant, Emerson, Whittier, Holmes, and Lowell.  

 

Condition: No chips, no cracks, only a bit of crazing

Measures: 10" diameter

 R & M Staffordshire England 

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