|John Meir (1812-1836) "Flora Pattern" 10 inch plate, ca. 1825.|
|"Common Squirrel" from the "Cabinet of Quadrupeds" by John Church, 1805. This is a red squirrel.|
The following patterns are similar to the source print, but were probably not copied from it.
|This cup may be from a child's tea service. I like the excellent print.|
|"A Squirrel For Mary" child's yellow glazed mug|
|Child's plate with a molded alphabet border|
Many squirrel patterns appear on children's items. For example, the child's teapot below. It is printed with a squirrel copied from Thomas Bewick's "The General History Of Quadrupeds," which was first published in 1790.
|Child's teapot printed with a squirrel copied from Thomas Bewick's "The General History Of Quadrupeds," which was first published in 1790.|
|"The Squirrel" from "The General History of Quadrupeds" by Thomas Bewick.|
The squirrels below are part of Aesthetic Movement patterns. All, except the child's plate, are on items intended for use by adults.
|T. & R. Boote (1842-1906) 6 inch by 6 inch tile known as Four Seasons, ca. 1880.|
|Unknown Maker, 6.5 inch Pitcher, ca. 1880|
|David Methven & Sons (1847-1928) "Squirrel" pattern 10.5 inch bowl, ca. 1880.|
|Child's plate with a molded alphabet border, a squirrel, and Aesthetic Movement decoration.|
As I said, I do love squirrels, just not the mess they make of my bird feeder!
|Squirrel on my bird feeder. It is an American Grey Squirrel. The squirrel needed to jump onto the roof of my house and shimmy down the feeder in order to steal the food!|
*Endangered Animals And Transferware and "Flora Pattern" And Squirrels