English Victorian Chelsea Brown Transferware Platter Aesthetic Movement P B & S


Brand Powell & Bishop

Antique English Aesthetic Movement Large Serving Platter

Circa 1880 P B S Chelsea 

This large platter was Made by Powell, Bishop and Stonier.  The pattern is named Chelsea.   The airy leaves form a pattern on the rectangular shaped Ironstone platter.

Breathtaking piece for your collection!

Livesey, Powell & Co began in Hanley, Staffordshire at the Old Hall Lane and went under this name from 1851 - 1866. They produced a wide range of earthenware, ironstone and china and were one of the earliest manufacturers of the ever popular Asiatic Pheasants pattern (still produced today). One of the founders, Livesay, retired in 1866 and the L. P. & Co was succeeded by Powell & Bishop. In 1878 they were joined by John Stonier, a glass and ceramics merchant in Liverpool and thus became Powell, Bishop & Stonier. Over one million unique items were exported into New York by P. B. & S. in 1851 alone! The company became Bishop and Stonier in 1891 and continued production until 1939.

Measures: approximately 13.5" x 10.5"

Condition: Wonderful for age...minor crazing graces this piece. A few glaze pops here and there.  

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