This dark blue on white transferware pottery plate is decorated with a bird perched on a table, leaning towards a fruiting branch in a vase of flowers, with a wide border of leaves and berries.
Ralph and James Clews (Cobridge Works, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, 1818-34)
Printed and impressed marks.
A.W. Coysh, R.K. Henrywood, The Dictionary of Blue and White Printed Pottery, Vol. 1, p. 94.
Early 19th century
Width 8 Depth 8 Height 0.75 inches
Note: heavy knife scratches.