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Charles Meigh Brown Transferware Platter Charger Chop Plate / Jenny Lind / Castle / Alpine Scenery Round Serving Tray Staffordshire China

$74.99

Brand Charles Meigh & Son or C M & S

POLYCHROME BROWN TRANSFER WARE PLATE

C M S Charles Meigh

Jenny Lind

For consideration is this gorgeous brown transferware plate. The pattern is Jenny Lind, named after the famous opera singer, akaThe Swedish Nightingale.

The plate depicts a couple looking through a telescope at the castle & mountains in the far distance. The brown transfer has hand painted touches of blue, green, red\/burgundy, teraa cotta brown, and gold in absolutely stunning detail.

Charles Meigh (& Son)

Manufacturers of earthenware at the Old Hall Pottery, Hanley.

In 1835 he was the successor of his father Job Meigh.

From 1850-51 he was in partnership under the name 'Charles Meigh, Son & Pankhurst'.

From 1851 to March 1861 he traded under he name 'Charles Meigh & Son'

Subsequently he traded under the style 'Old Hall Earthenware Co Ltd'

Measures just over 10.5"

Condition: excellent, no chips or cracks, little crazing.

Marked: Royal Staffordshire Ceramics England above the stampJenny Lind C M & S

ABOUNT JENNY LIND: Johanna Maria Lind better known as Jenny Lind, was a Swedish-born opera singer, often known as the "Swedish Nightingale". She is known for her performances in soprano roles in Sweden and Europe, as well as for an extraordinarily popular tour of America beginning in 1850 promoted by P T Bailey (Barnum & bailey), and for her philanthropic work. Her fame garnered many commemorative items of which many still are produced and named after her today.