Adams & Bromley Majolica Corn Bread Tray c.1875
Modelled as basket of corn with broad thick leave border.
Very sharp modelling and bright glazes.
This is a Majolica design classic, a graphically simple yet strong design with bold colours. This is a perfect piece to centre majolica plate collection.
Adams & Bromley produced several Majolica Bread trays of differing designs with titles such as 'Corn', 'Geranium', 'Water Lily', 'Apple and Pears'.
The Adams & Bromley corn pattern was probably their most successful range. They produced a whole range of items in this pattern, tea sets, water jugs, dessert plates, bread trays, condiments, etc.
A collection of Adams and Bromley bread trays make great wall displays or shelf displays. A single majolica bread tray makes a great centre of a shelf to display other circular majolica plates around.
For more information on Adams & Bromley Majolica see 'Majolica Mania' Bard Graduate Centre NY, (Curatorial Advisor Nick Boston), pages 186-209