Green Toile Transferware Serving Bowl Embossed Floral Border George Jones Rhapsody
Brand George Jones & Sons
Staffordshire Green Transfer Ware Round Serving Bowl
George Jones and Sons
This serving bowl depicts a pastoral scene of two women carrying sheaves of wheat overhead, a young boy and dog walking along a path overlooking the men working in the fields gathering hay below. There is a church in the distant background.
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 8" round x 2 3/4" deep
Condition: There is a little typical crazing present.
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