Gravy Boat with Underplate, Johnson Bros, Olde English Countryside, Brown Transferware, Country Scenes
A beautiful gravy boat with underplate made by Johnson Bros. in the Olde English Countryside pattern. The pattern consists of country scenes with a touch of blue, green, red, and yellow added. This would look lovely on a table, sideboard, or buffet. Together they make a great display set.
The company's name derives from the names of the company's founders. The four original "Johnson Brothers" were Alfred, Frederick, Henry, and Robert. In 1883, Alfred and Frederick Johnson began production at a defunct pottery, known as the Charles Street Works, that they had purchased at a bankruptcy sale in Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent. At first, they specialized in the manufacture of durable earthenware, which they called "White Granite". The success of this venture led to rapid expansion. Having established a solid reputation producing basic “whiteware”, the company developed a product known as "semi-porcelain", a range of pottery that had the characteristics of fine china, but the durability of iron stoneware. This kind of tableware soon became very popular in the United States. Johnson Brothers continued its growth in the tableware industry throughout the first half of the 20th century. The late 1960s saw changing popular taste, rising competition and spiraling production costs which led Johnson Brothers to curtail further expansion. In 1968, in order to remain competitive, Johnson Brothers joined the Wedgwood Group.
3 inches in height
3½ inches in width
7½ inches from handle to spout
8 inches in length
5¼ inches in width
The gravy boat is in good condition with no chips or crazing. It does have a crack by the handle (please see photos). Our price reflects this imperfection.
The underplate is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks, or crazing.
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'LIKE NEW' Perfect mint condition.
EXCELLENT: Item has no chips cracks or crazing. May show wear from over the years such as small utensil marks.
GREAT: Item shows signs of wear due to everyday use. Larger utensil marks small flea bit chips.
VERY GOOD: Item has larger signs of wear from everyday use. Such as minor scratches, scuffing, crazing or flea bite chips.
GOOD: Item shows its years of use and love. There will be flaws such as chips, small cracks, more pronounced crazing etc. Price will reflect these defects. The item will show a larger amount of wear.
FAIR: Numerous noted flaws, some very significant. Larger cracks, chips, mars, etc. The item will have very significant wear for its years of use.
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