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Luncheon plate

1980.260.38 (RS210063)

Description

Earthenware plate with mulberry-colored transfer-print pattern "Canova." Landscape scene with urn-on-plinth and trees in the foreground. In the mid-ground is a waterway with figures on a boat and buildings on a far bank. Border pattern has vignettes of urn and boat alternating with floral sprays.

Details

Maker
Mayer, Thomas (Maker)
Date
1836-1838
Inscriptions
"[striding lion] / CANOVA [in scroll cartouche] / T. MAYER . LONGPORT" (printed)
Location of origin
Stoke on trent, England, Staffordshire
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E; Eating Vessels
Places
Stoke-on-Trent (Stoke-on-Trent, England, United Kingdom)
Waltham (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
Bellflower
Dish, Eating
earthenware
floral patterns
Gazebo
glazing (coating)
Gondola
Plate, Food
Plate, Luncheon
plates (dishes)
sailing vessels
Spray
transfer printing
urns
Dimensions
1 (H), 9 1/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1980.260.38
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick B. Hicks
GUSN
15891

Wallpaper Details

Pattern Name
Canova

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