ANTIQUE STAFFORDSHIRE BLUE AND WHITE POTTERY JOHN MEIR ITALIAN SCENERY SERIES TRANSFER PRINTED PLATE C.1820-45





"Superb attractive best transfer printed English blue pottery - produced in Staffordshire circa 1820-45 by the highly collectable Staffordshire blue and white transferware makers John Meir, later John Meir and Son of Tunstall. The Italian Scenery series consists of idyllic scenic views of architecture within landscapes with figures. A particularly beautiful set of patterns printed in light blue within a floral border with further landscape cartouches. There are at least seventeen different Italian Scenery views to collect."Antiques Expert Hamilton Bear.
 
References: Further examples of the Italian Scenery series by Meir are illustrated in  A.W. Coysh and R.K. Henrywood,  Blue and White Printed Pottery 1780-1880 page 194-195.
Marks: printed as illustrated..
Dimensions: width 226 mm max.
Condition: in wonderful condition with no significant defects and no restoration, a real gem. There is a patch of unglazed pottery at 9.00 o'clock to front from firing and impressions to the glaze to border left by kiln furniture removal. These have been present since the plate was made and do not impinge on enjoyment of the piece.
 

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