19th C. Staffordshire Transferware Compote – Zebra Pattern
Staffordshire transferware compote by John Rogers & Sons, c. 1825.
Dimensions: Approximately 11¼” wide x 6¼” high.
The interior of the compote is is edged in a narrow geometric band and a wide border of flowers and dark leaves against a blue background.
The central scene shows pagoda-style buildings in an Oriental garden with two standing figures and a third mounted on a zebra in the foreground.
This border is also on the outside of the upper portion and around the foot.
The foot stands on a diamond-shaped base decorated with a Greek key edge.
The piece is unmarked, but the pattern is a well known one of John Rogers & Sons.
“The Dictionary of Blue and White Printed Pottery 1780-1880 Vol. II” by Coysh and Henrywood.
Condition: In excellent condition consistent with age and usage.