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Serving Plate

Description

Serving plate of a large circular form. Transfer printed green band at rims with thin gilt lines on each side; inner gilt band with black cross hatches superimposed; some pieces (.1-.15) with single pastel floral sprig and butterfly motif (by EWM); rest of set (.16-.36) with berry and fern patterns, clover or wild flowers, a different flower in each well (by E. Robbins)

Details

Maker
Morrison, Elizabeth W., 1842-1920 (Painter)
Robbins, Ellen (Maker)
Date
1871-1880
Inscriptions
""EWM/1876"" and ""Ellen Robbins/1880""
Location of origin
England
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
hand-painted
painting (image-making)
porcelain
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
butterflies
Butterfly
Clover
cloverleafs
Fern
ferns
figure- and animal-derived motifs
floral patterns
hand-painted
Painted
painting (image-making)
PLATE
porcelain
Porcelain
rose (genus)
serving dishes
Sprig
Wildflower
Dimensions
10 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1175.35-36
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
12163

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