Antique Wedgwood Louise Aesthetic Era Brown Transfer Transferware Oval Platter
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Antique Wedgwood Louise Aesthetic Era Brown Transfer Transferware Oval Platter:
ANTIQUE CIRCA 1881 WEDGWOOD LOUISE STAFFORDSHIRE AESTHETIC MOVEMENT ERA BROWN TRANSFER TRANSFERWARE 14 INCH OVAL PLATTER WITH ENGLISH REGISTRY MARK ON BOTTOM~ 14 1/8 INCH TOTAL WIDTH ~~ FULLY MARKED ON BOTTOM ~~ Being offered for your consideration is this antique circa 1881 Wedgwood Staffordshire Louise brown transferware oval platter.PLEASE NOTE that the photographs included with this sale are of the actual antique Wedgwood platter being offered.ALSO NOTE that I have a three day return policy on any item I fail to describe accurately in the sale description below.MEASUREMENTSTOTAL WIDTH: 14 1/8 INCHESTOTAL HEIGHT: 11 1/4 INCHESHISTORYJosiah Wedgwood founded the pottery bearing his name in the Tunstall Staffordshire region of England in 1795. This platter carries an English registry mark signifying when Wedgwood registered the Louise pattern, April 8, 1881.DESCRIPTIONThis sale is for an antique Staffordshire Wedgwood Louise brown transferware oval platter. The Louise pattern is quite typical of an aesthetic movement motif which features a geometric cartouche with an exotic design reminiscent of the Far East. The transfer pattern done on this platter is a deep brown color. The cartouche window carries the image of a sailing tall ship most likely on a voyage to the Far East. A second cartouche window pictures a body of water with Oriental style mountains in the background.The overall motif is quite linear in shape and also features a songbird hidden amongst the flowering branches in the background.The outer edge of the platter carries an Aesthetic style geometric border. The bottom of the platter carries the imprinted registry mark as well as the imprinted Wedgwood unicorn mark, and the impressed WEDGWOOD my opinion the overall condition of this antique Wedgwood Louise Staffordshire oval platter is wonderful; the pottery is free of any chips, cracks, or flea bites. The transfer itself is crisp and clear. I did notice scattered tiny glaze imperfections typically found on earthenware of this age. There are also light usage wear marks which have not damaged the actual transfers in any way. The surface is free of crazing in the outer clear glaze layer. This platter has come from a smoke free estate collection and is odor free.~SHIPPING COSTS~ I am shipping this package to you via UPS Ground shipping; your package will be fully insured. I want my customers to be fully pleased with their purchase. To this end I have provided several photographs of the items and described them as accurately as possible. All sale items will be boxed and packaged appropriately with tissue paper, bubble wrap, and Styrofoam peanuts and shipped UPS Ground insured shipping. The shipping box weighs 1 pound 8 ounces. Buyer to pay actual shipping costs for United States Priority Mail insured shipping. Unfortunately we are no longer able to ship items to Italy. I require only Priority Mail Insured shipping to France on all sale items.~PAYMENT~ can be made in the form of PAYPAL or cash upon pickup. Payment must be received within 7 days of the close of the sale. Please e-mail us with any additional questions concerning payment options or other general questions about this sale. Thank you for your interest in this antique circa 1881 Wedgwood Staffordshire Louise brown transferware oval platter, good luck with your offerding, and happy sales.