Antique covered English Staffordshire cheese dish with handle. Shaped like a large cheese wedge and hand-painted decoration of florals, leaves, and geometric banners in the ironstone style. Gilt accents. Top of lid has leaf design in relief with gilt accenting. Marked "Melbourne, S B & Co., Stoke, Rd. No. 102165" as a double and reverse mis-stamp on the underside. Some crazing, patina, wear.