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Antique Staffordshire China English Transferware Black Plate Square Octagon Floral Relief Border George Jones Path Through Mountain Village

$39.99

Brand George Jones & Sons

Staffordshire Black Transfer Ware Plate

George Jones and Sons

Rhapsody

Circa 1891-1920


This gorgeous plate depicts a gorgeous scene of a rock path/bridge that winds through a village nestled against the mountains on either side. The plate has a stunning embossed border of floral garlands (two different designs) and is painted with a black inner and outer 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 8" square with cut corners giving it an octagon shape
Condition: There is a little typical crazing present. No chips or cracks. A few of the plates have minor clay bumps which is typical of pieces this age.


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