BLUE AND WHITE POTTERY JOHN MEIRITALIAN
SCENERY SERIES TRANSFER
"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 seriesconsists of idyllic scenic viewsof 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
Further examples of the Italian Scenery series by Meir are illustrated
Coysh and R.K. Henrywood, Blue and White Printed Pottery
1780-1880 page 194-195.
width 226 mm max.
in wonderful condition with no significant defects and no
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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