Green Transferware Wheat Harvest Scene Plate Embossed Floral Border Rhapsody George Jones


Brand George Jones & Sons

Staffordshire Green Transfer Ware Plate

George Jones and Sons


Circa 1921-33

This gorgeous plate depicts a pastoral scene of two women carrying sheaves of wheat overhead, a young boy and dog walking along a path overlooking the men working in the fields gathering hay below. There is a church in the distant background. The plate has a stunning embossed border or flowers, leaves and feathers which is painted with a green rim. Absolutely gorgeous detail! Some of the prettiest plates I've seen.

The company began operation in c.1864 at Stoke Upon Trent at the Trent Potteries Works as George Jones and in 1873 became George Jones & Sons Ltd. They produced gorgeous majolica and earthen wares.
In 1907 the works was renamed Crescent Potteries.
George Jones died in 1893.

Measures appx 10" 
Condition: There is a little typical crazing present. On the back, one corner has a couple of flakes...they don't show from the front at all!

*photo of two plates shows the mate, sold separately

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