Antique Flow Blue Transfer Ware Ironstone 8 3/4" Plate Stanley Pottery Co. Staffordshire Touraine Pattern
Description: This ia a beautiful vintage flow blue 8 3/4" plate in the Touraine Pattern by Stanley Pottery Co. England. The plate is decorated with a delicate floral and foliate pattern and has a raised design around the edge. It also has remnants of gold gilding all around the edge of the plate and on the inside of the band along the rim. The gilding on the edge is almost all gone while the gilding on the inside of the band inside has some wear. Please carefully review the photos presented as they are part and parcel of our description.
Date: Uncertain but we believe the plate dates from the 1920's. Stanley Pottery Co, was in business from 1909 to 1937.
Origin: Burslem, Northern Staffordshire, England.
Size: The plate measures ~8 3/4" in diameter, ~7/8" in height and weighs almost 10.5 ounces.
Maker: Stanley Pottery Co. of Burslem, England.
Marks: A flow blue transfer under glaze mark with a crown surrounded by the words "Touraine Stanley Pottery Co. England" and the words "Reg. No. 329815" under it.
Distinguishing Characteristics - Most Interesting About The Piece: Very nice and uncommon pattern by a well known potter from Northern Staffordshire. Just a very nice piece with bold and fresh colors in good condition after being around for almost 100 years, which would make a great addition to your collection.
Condition: In very good condition with no stains, cracks, breaks or repairs. The plate has no observable crazing to the glaze and no chips to the front. It does have two small chips to the edge on the back of the plate which we shoe in the last two photos. It also has some utensil marks to the surface. Finally, as discussed earlier it does have losses to the gold gilding along the rim and the band along the edge. Please see photos to appreciate the beauty of this piece and for condition information.