Saturday, 2 August 2014

Early Blue and White - Tulip Border Series

Tulip Border Series 'Newark Castle' Platter c1820

A rare Tulip Border series platter printed in medium to dark blue with a scene of Newark Castle based on an engraving from Britton and Brayley's 'Beauties of England and Wales' (published between 1801 and 1808). Framed by a wide border containing tulips on a stippled ground, from which the series gets its name. For more details and a selection of early blue and white transfer wares visit Premier Antiques

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