RARE Bi Color Antique Blue & Brown Butterflies & Flowers Transferware Trivet Royal Doulton
Brand Royal Doulton
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Stunning Royal Doulton Flowers & Butterflies Transferware Footed Trivet for Teapot
Hard to find piece !
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 are brightly colored and hand painted floating over stylized blue transferred scrolled flowers and foliage. the trivet is trimmed in gilt. Absolutely wonderful piece!
Measures appx 6.5"
Condition: No chips or cracks. There is typical, age related crazing present and some wear to the gilt rim.
The pieces bear the pictured "ROYAL DOULTON" "ENGLAND" brown crest mark.
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