Bi Color Antique Aesthetic Movement Blue & Brown Butterflies & Flowers Transferware Plate Royal Doulton
Brand Royal Doulton
Stunning Royal Doulton Flowers & Butterflies Transferware Plate
Stunning and meticulous two color transferware by Royal Doulton
The pieces were produced as part of Doulton's "Flowers & Butterflies" line (No. D3947) which was in production from 1916 until 1918 (per Louise Irvine, Vol 4, Royal Doulton Series Ware). The pieces have a striking Aesthetic Movement / Art Nouveau inspired design with butterflies in brown transfer which have brightly colored and hand painted floating over stylized blue transferred scrolled flowers and foliage. Absolutely wonderful piece!
Measures 8 3/4"
Condition: No chips or cracks. There is typical wear and age related crazing present.
The pieces bear the pictured "ROYAL DOULTON" "ENGLAND" brown crest mark.
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