Bailey & Ball child’s plate, ‘Robinson Crusoe’s First Crop’ c. 1845

$120.00 AUD

Staffordshire Pottery Child’s plate, the wide rim with daisy moulding with renters picked out in coloured enamels, the centre with a black print showing a curious scene of hanging fowl, farm fence, and man & dog, identified below as Robinson Crusoe by the inscription “ROBINSON CRUSOE’S FIRST CROP” .

Attributed to Bailey & Ball,

Circa 1845

17.5cm W

Crazing

ref. Riley ‘Gifts for good children’ p 89 for print.

Transferware Collector’s Club database #8996 shows an identical print, with the same attitude of painting, on a plate with scroll moulding distinct to Bailey & Ball, a small firm that existed 1843-50.

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