Antique Green Toile Transferware European River Scene Platter Embossed Floral Border George Jones Rhapsody
Brand George Jones & Sons
Staffordshire Green Transfer Ware Platter
George Jones and Sons
This plate depicts a column being constructed or taken down in a garden along the banks of a European river with two people nearby. The plate has a stunning embossed border or flowers, leaves and feathers which is painted green around the outer rim.
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" x 8""
Condition: There is a little typical crazing present.
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