ENGLISH STAFFORDSHIRE FLOW BLUE TRANSFER-PRINTED SCENIC MOTIF IRONSTONE PLATES, LOT OF SIX, comprising two featuring "Nonpareil" pattern, two having "Watteau" pattern, one with "Country Scene" design, and one having "Excelsior" pattern, each featuring deep blue transfer scenes depicting figures in the countryside. Printed marks include "ENGLAND / NONPAREIL / BURGESS & LEIGH / MIDDLEPORT-POTTERY", "WATTEAU / BURSLEM ENGLAND / DOULTON", and "EXCELSIOR / T.F. & Co". Together with a plate featuring blue transfer Evangeline poem by Longfellow on back with young woman and floral border decoration to front. Seven pieces total. Burgess & Leigh, Burslem; Doulton, Burslem; Thomas Furnival & Co., Hanley, England. Late 19th/first quarter 20th century.