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Baby Nursery Rhyme Alphabet China Dish Jack and Jill German Transfer Ware

  • $ 59.99

Description:   Antique transfer ware deep baby dish made in Germany. This nursery rhyme transfer decorated china baby dish is round with deep slightly flared sides that terminate in a flattened rim. The inside is decorated with a transfer of Jack and Jill with the rhyme written above them "Jack and Jill went up the hill; To fetch a pail of water". The rhyme is written on a light yellow background which proceeds to a light blue shade background. The top of the flattened rim has the alphabet and numbers stenciled in gold color.

Date:  Early 1900s 

Origin:  Germany 

Size:  7 5/8" in diameter and 1 1/2" high. 

Maker:  GW Co.  Marks:  Marked on the bottom with triangular shaped maker's mark containing "GW Co." with the word Germany above it all in green color under the glaze. 

Distinguishing Characteristics - Most Interesting About The Piece:  Very nice china Nursery Rhyme alphabet baby dish. 

Condition: Plate is in very good condition given its age an utilitarian function. It has no chips, cracks, hairlines, crazing or repairs. It does have utensil marks and quite a bit of loss to the transfer image with the boy and girl. Letters and writing also show significant wear. 

In Closing:  Just a very nice piece , which would make a nice addition to your collection of Nursery Rhyme Child Porcelain dishes.

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