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Luncheon plate

1934.432 (RS209685)

Description

Earthenware plate with mulberry-colored "Abbey Ruin" pattern depicting rural landscape with Gothic ruins and grazing cows. Border of floral sprays alternating with and trophy grouping of flowers, fruit, a framed portrait and coffee pot on solid background.

Details

Maker
Mayer, Thomas, John, Jos (Maker)
Date
1845-1855
Inscriptions
"[striding lion] / ABBEY/ RUINS [in scroll cartouche] / T. & J. MAYER . LONGPORT" (printed)
Location of origin
Longport, England, Staffordshire
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E; Eating Vessels
Places
Longport (Stoke-on-Trent, England, United Kingdom)
Descriptive terms
Cow
Dish, Eating
earthenware
floral patterns
glazing (coating)
Gothic Revival
Plate, Food
Plate, Luncheon
plates (dishes)
Ruins
Spray
transfer printing
Dimensions
1 (H), 8 1/2 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1934.432
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Isaac Sprague
GUSN
15887

Wallpaper Details

Pattern Name
Abbey Ruins

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