C 1869 Hulse & Adderley Blue Willow Chinoiserie Transferware Serving Platter Stone China
Brand J & G Meakin
Circa 1869-1875 Stone China platter in the traditional Blue Willow pattern attributable to Hulse and Adderley (Richard Booth Hulse & Willian Alsager Adderley) of Longton, Stoke - On - Trent. They manufactured earthenware and china t the Daisy Banks Works until 1875 when their partnership was dissolved according to an article in the London Gazette dated April 30, 1875. This early platter is very heavy with lots of crazing and a rim chip as shown.
Rare and hard to find large, early, heavy piece!
Measures 18" x 14.5"
Condition: heavily crazed, evenly browned from age, rim chip at bottom about 1/2cm as shown
Two birds flying high,
A Chinese vessel, sailing by.
A bridge with three men, sometimes four,
A willow tree, hanging o'er.
A Chinese temple, there it stands,
Built upon the river sands.
An apple tree, with apples on,
A crooked fence to end my song.