Antique Pea Fowl Design Green Spatter Ware Plate Staffordshire
Description: Antique spatterware or spatter ware plate. This plate is decorated with a red, green and blue peafowl design with a black outline standing on green ground in its center. The plate has a beautiful sponged rim in green coloring. The entire piece has the typical blue sponge decoration of this style stoneware pottery. A great early plate that is in great condition. This pottery was made in Staffordshire in the 1830s and later to satisfy the so called unrefined taste of the Colonies (American) market. It was used in Southeast Pennsylvania as the everyday pottery. Now it is a favorite for collectors. Please view photos as they are part and parcel of our description.
Date: Uncertain but possibly as early as 1830's.
Origin: Staffordshire, England
Size: Measures ~8 1/4" in diameter and 1" high.
Distinguishing Characteristics - Most Interesting About The Piece: Very nice piece of Americana art pottery. Just a very desirable piece in great shape.
Condition: Plate is in excellent condition. Given that this plate is over 170 years old we have never seen such a great example in such a condition. The plate has no cracks, hairlines, chips, stains, or repairs. The plate has general fine crazing, which gives it a great look and a fine character. Please see photos to appreciate the beauty and condition of this piece.
In Closing: Just a very nice piece with a very desirable and highly collectible pattern, which would make a great addition to your collection of Staffordshire and spatterware pottery.