Staffordshire ‘Arctic Scenery’ pottery dish, c. 1835.
Staffordshire pottery ‘Arctic Scenery’ dish, c. 1835. The Canadian interest dish printed in light blue, with an Arctic scene of explorers on sledges being pulled by dogs, before ships, in a mountainous landscape. The print inspired by the accounts of Sir William Parry’s expeditions within the Arctic between 1829 – 1833.
The borders printed with panels, depicting, a Harnessed Antelope, a Jaguar, and the Ganges Stag, taken from Thomas Bewick’s ‘ General History of Quadrupeds’, whilst the lion is taken from William Goldsmiths ‘Animated Nature’.
Interspersed by panels of flowers.
Width: 26.5 cm, 10 3/8”.
Condition: Small chip to rim, barely noticeable from the front. Short firing crack to rim - please see images for details.