Maker: Ralph and James Clews (Cobridge Works, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, 1818-34)
Printed and impressed marks. Pattern: Coronation. 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.
Literature: A.W. Coysh, R.K. Henrywood, The Dictionary of Blue and White Printed Pottery, Vol. 1, p. 94.
Condition note: heavy knife scratches.
Date: c. 1818-34
Dimensions: W 8 D 8 in.