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Aesthetic Transferware


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Spode Aesop's Fables Large Fruit Bowl Comport, 1835

 Item — Box: CFC Tableware Box 5
Identifier: CFC2022.0023.1
Abstract I agree with the seller that this large bowl is crisply transfer printed in the best green color. It features oversized flowers with hidden fox heads. The center has the fox wary of the supposedly sick lion. The outside has a repeated scene of the leopard bragging about his beautiful skin and the fox answering in terms of the beauty of his mind. As the seller noted, a large piece had been reapplied with glue and staples, one of only a few that probably still survive. "We rarely add a...
Dates: 1835

The Mountain in Labour Platter, 1835

 Item — Box: CFC Tableware Box 4
Identifier: CFC2020.0051.1

The mouse is appropriately difficult to find at first in this grand scene. There are several people in the left foreground who seem to be uninvolved or uninterested in the "big doings" that have brought a group of people out of the town on the far right. These people have come some distance, only to be disappointed. I offer a detail of the central image below the platter. Click on any image to enlarge it.

Dates: 1835