Can you help with this Scottish beach pottery shard ?

by Rachel
(Scotland )

This is a roughly 4cm piece with what looks like a ship, some flowers, and the letter R. Found on Portobello beach in Edinburgh.

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Mar 04, 2019
Some info, at least
by: Anonymous

Hi there. The design on it looks to me like brown transfer print, which is a somewhat late development in the history of transfer print, so I'd probably give this thing a date of around mid-nineteenth century at the earliest. The ship and flowers also look like something from that period to me aesthetically. If I had to guess, it was made on the UK, but that's only a guess. Cool find!

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