Antique Purple Transferware Plate Ridgways Venice Gondola Scene


Brand Ridgways

circa 1891

For consideration is this outstanding and rare polychromed purple transferware plate by Ridgways in the Venice pattern. It depicts boats on an Italian river with Victorian scrolls and plumes around the border.  The transfer features highlights which are hand painted (under glaze) in yellow and green.  

Measures appx 10" 
No chips or cracks. There is minor some crazing present.