Adderley Brown Transferware Pitcher, Anglais, Balmoral Castle, 1883
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Adderley Brown Transferware Pitcher, Anglais, Balmoral Castle, 1883:
ADDERLEY BROWN TRANSFERWARE PITCHER, ANGLAIS, BALMORAL CASTLE, 1883 Description
You are offerding on thisWilliam Adderley and Co (Longton, England) brown transferware octagonal pitcher in the Anglais pattern. The Registry diamond on the bottom is for October 20, 1883. Thepitcher has different scenes on the two sides. The first image is clearly marked Balmoral Castle, and is framed with a twig or rustic frame tied together. Draped around the frame is a rose and a branch of leaves and berries. Balmoral Castle was built for Queen Victoria and Prince Albert and is still one of the the Royal Residences. The second side is that of animals in a twig frame.
The pitcher has pitted toning at the top and has two visible lines (spout side and in the sky of the castle view)and two felt with the fingernail (side of handle and across handle).Not a perfect piece, but good for display.
Dimensions:5 1/2" high x 2 7/8" base