arrangement of items colored and blue transferware

Brown with Oval Reserves

Brown with Oval ReservesBrown with Oval Reserves set of 9Brown with Oval Reserves -floral blue background

Tile, 6 x 6 inches. There is no information regarding the maker or pattern. No reference has been found for this pattern; therefore, it has a TCC Assigned Name. Maker Unknown. See pattern #19247 in the database.

The center of the pattern is a simple flower head with 8 sections surrounded by a Greek Key pattern. It has a narrow circular border with repeating small motif with scrolls. The oval reserves actually form a larger border around the center. Each reserve is filled with a flower with leaves extending out to each side. A motif of a stem of leaves alternates with the four reserves extending around the tile center. Each of the four corners shows one-quarter of the same flower as is featured in the center. The group of nine tiles together shows the center flower now appearing on both sides of the oval reserves. Shown is a printed brown version as well as one with a pale blue background and additional painted colors.