19C Staffordshire ABC Alphabet & Dogs Bi Color Transferware Nursery Child’s Plate


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A rare find, this childs nursery rhyme plate features a two color process.  The face depicts a pair of Spaniels running in a light blue transfer.  The border is a dark navy-black color with the entire alphabet in capital letters.

Childrens nursery rhyme plates were given as gifts to children as rewards for good behaviour.  They were also used to encourage morality and as educational aids throughout the early to mid 19th century. 

Measures: just under 7 1/2"

Condition:  no chips or cracks. Some wear around rim, surface glaze pops and crazing.  Nice condition!
Impressed mark on bottom