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Cake plate

1986.557.16 (RS25165)

Description

Transfer printed plate, square form with serpentine edge and two molded tab handles at sides, gilt band at rim. Circular foot ring. Printed scenes in medium blue with pagoda-like building, trees, bushes, and a camel with people in the foreground. Scene surrounded by a pale blue border with delicate flowering vines and eight floral-edged reserves with floral sprays, buildings, and greenery.

Details

Maker
Possibly Ridgway, William (Maker)
Possibly Ridgways (Maker)
Date
1830-1850
Inscriptions
"Ridgways/ ORIENTAL/ W.R./ ENGLAND" (Text is printed above and below an image of an urn and beehive on a rectangular platform)
Location of origin
Shelton, England, Staffordshire; Hanley, England, STAFFORDSHIRE
Associated Building
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
bone china
molding (forming)
porcelain
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
Bone China
cake plates (serving vessels)
Molded
molding (forming)
Plate, Cake
porcelain
Possibly bone china
Transfer Printed
transfer printing
Dimensions
1 1/8 x 9 1/2 x 8 7/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.557.16
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
14758

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