Rural Scenes Red Transferware Plate Mother Children Dog Woodcutter Farm Bee Skep


Brand Clarice Cliff


For consideration is this plate in one of the most beautiful pastoral patterns found on transferware. It depicts two men in a wooded area chopping down trees. A mother and her children sit atop a huge log already fallen. A small boy has one leg up over the log as he tried climb atop. To the right, a woman balance upon her head a bundle of small twigs tied together. To the left is a small dog sniffing from a ewer and basket. In the background a horse drawn cart is preparing to pull an alrelady loaded log from the forest. The border in this pattern is one of may favorites, combining a unique blend of lattice and ivy framing insets of farm implements...rake-hoe-shovel and a beeskeep. Each piece in this series has a different design so check my other listings as I've got more in this pattern.

Known both as Rural Scenes by Royal Staffordshire Dinnerware by Clarice Cliff and Pastoral Davenport by A J Wilkinson

Measures: 10"

Condition: No chips or cracks, some crazing is present, commensurate with age

Learn more about English transferware and see these plates in a tablescape at my blog:
To learn more about English transferware and see it in many practical and decorative uses please visit me at one of the places below: