Alcock Majolica Grape Leaf Plate
Strawberry and Grape Leaf Plate, Samuel Alcock and Co, Burslem, Staffordshire, England, circa 1850. A central grape leaf, a vine border with purple bunches of grapes and the berries and blossoms of the strawberry plant. The glazing technique is distinctive to Alcock majolica pottery. A mottled turquoise blue, green and brown glazing to the verso.Marked with the Beehive, SA and Co.Losses to rear footings, plates sit soundly without wobbling. One plate with small rim bite, ...