Six English Creamware Plates, Dutch Decorated, Prodigal Son, Scalloped Edge
Demi-flowerhead border within a scalloped molded edge…
Each of silver form and painted in green, yellow, purple, russet and black with an
inscribed scene from the parable, comprising “VERLOOREN ZOON” (The Prodigal Son
Receiving his Patrimony), “ZYNAFSCHEID” (The Prodigal Son Taking Leave),
“ZYNHOERERV” (The Prodigal Son in Excess), “ZYNARREMOE” (The Prodigal Son in
Misery), “ZYN BEROUW” (The Prodigal Son Returns), and “DE MAALTVD” (The Feast
of the Prodigal Son). I very good original condition with a few chips commensurate with
age and use. Diameter: 10”.
Outstanding Cut Sponge Decorated
Set Of Ten Bull's Eye Pattern Plates
Ten inch dinner plates...brilliant color
Each plate is decorated with red, green and blue cut sponge designs. The blue has flowed to varying degrees on each plate. Every plate in the collection is in excellent condition, though some have more noticeable stilt marks than others. The pattern, red flowers and foliage on the outer rim surrounded by blue circles, blue flowers and green leaves within a wider circle, followed by green flowers and a final circle stamped with a blue flower, is known as Bull's Eye. In their landmark book on spatter and sponge wares the Robacker's names the pattern Basic Bull's Eye. There are a number of variants to the Bull's Eye pattern and even the Basic Bull's Eye has variations depending upon the size of the piece. These plates, as is typical for the pattern, have no maker's marks. They were produced from throughout the 19th century.