Black and red toleware platter and tray

Black and red toleware platter and tray

Early large English tole tray, with cut out rolled rim handles,19th century, features a large floral center with red and cream yellow roses in bloom, together with other garden favorites on a black background. The small serving tray in front is an example of French toleware, with bold coloration. (Photo by Cynthia Shaffer, courtesy FrenchGardenHouse Antiques)

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