circa 1883 T G & F B Chinoiserie Aesthetic English Victorian Black Brown Transferware Wildflowers

$109.99

Brand T & R Boote

This lovely black/very dark brown transferware platter is very indicative of the love that the Victorians held for nature and oriental design.  It features geometric car touches with stylized flowers and shapes and clusters of airy wildflowers.  
It was made by T G & F B (Thomas Gilbert & Fred Booth) and the pattern is Sandringham. 
Circa 1883 with a British registration mark 
Measures: 16 1/2” x 12 1/2”
Condition No chips or cracks, there is age related crazing that has darkened with overall light staining. 

T. G. & F. Booth 

Tunstall

1883

1891

Earthenware and ironstone manufacturers at the Church (Bank) works in the High Street and at the Highgate Pottery, Tunstall, Stoke-on-Trent

  • The partners were the brothers Thomas Gimbert Booth and Fred Booth
  • As well as the pottery manufacturing business the brothers were Glass, China and Earthenware dealers and merchants.
  • The partnership was dissolved on 1st January 1887 amd Thomas Gimbert continued on his own account. 
    Later became Booths Ltd




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