Displaying ironstone lids fancifully hanging from French wired ribbon as wall decor is just another way to enjoy all things ironstone. This beautiful Indus pattern of aesthetic brown transferware by Ridgways Potteries showcases tropical fauna with a few parrots flying about. The 3 lids can be grouped together or hung individually. The brown transferware is a nice seasonal add to fall decor. The lids are in good condition with two lids having some small chips and with one lid having a repaired handle. Be sure to look at the photos. Details are-
- tureen lid w/ spoon cutout and ivory French ribbon- 12" x 9", Aesthetic Brown Transferware INDUS pattern, Ridgways Potteries- some staining on underside
- casserole dish lid w/ ivory French ribbon- 10 1/2" x 7 1/2", Aesthetic Brown Transferware INDUS pattern, Ridgways Potteries- a few small chips on front edge of lid, crazing, slight staining
- vegetable dish lid w/ brown French ribbon- 8", Aesthetic Brown Transferware INDUS pattern, Ridgways Potteries- a small chip on front edge of lid, some staining, crazing, handle has been repaired
The majority of the items used for the vignettes are antiques or thrift store finds and not reproductions. Ironstone dishes and other antiques have the built in character of crazing, minor chips, browning and other signs of use through the years. This authentic look of age and wear all lends itself to the romance of french country or the comfort of farmhouse bringing character and charm to your home.