Aynsley ‘Fairyland’ Butterfly / Pray Mantis Lustre Small Yellow Bowl, circa 1910.
A delightful small Aynsley bowl in a Butterfly Lustre emulating Wedgwood’s fairyland lustre, it dates circa 1910, England. It is beautifully hand-painted on the exterior and interior with softs colours of yellow, green, blue,violet and brown with accents of gold. The exterior is painted a bright yellow with a lovely decorative gold pattern of floral,leaf and scrolls. The interior of the bowl features two butterflies with a pray mantis below the rim, while the centre at the bottom is decorated with a starburst design in gold on deep blue on white porcelain.
A joyful little yellow classic by Aynsley that is perfect to brighten up a room for everyday.
Marked: On the bottom in green, crowned with Aynsley, England.
Measures: 4 inches in diameter x 2 1/2 inches in height.
Excellent Condition. No Chips or cracks. (Minimal surface scratches and fades in the paint from gentle use- see images)