19th C. Transferware Platter – “Driving A Bear Out Of Sugar Canes”
Staffordshire transferware platter by Spode, circa 1815.
Dimensions: Approximately 16½” x 12½”
The rim is decorated with images of wild animals amid scenery.
The center is decorated with scene of a bear being chased by dogs and figures on foot, horseback and on an elephant, beneath tall palm trees and amid rocks
The reverse bears a print title “Driving A Bear Out Of Sugar Canes” and an impressed “Spode’ and the number “16.”
The source print is from the series “Oriental Field Sports, Wild Sports of the East”, issued by Edward Orme of Bond Street, London in 1807.
“The Dictionary of Blue and White Printed Pottery 1780-1880 Vol. I” by Coysh and Henrywood.
“The Dictionary of Blue and White Printed Pottery 1780-1880 Vol. II” by Coysh and Henrywood.
“Spode Transfer Printed Ware, 1784-1833” by Drakard and Holdway.
“India on Transferware”, by Sack.
Condition: In excellent condition consistent with age and usage.