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1980.260.66 (RS209589)

Description

Earthenware platter with scalloped rim. Mulberry transfer-print pattern "Canova." Border pattern of panels of floral sprays alternating with landscape scene of urn and sailing vessel. Central scene is of an urn-on-plinth in right foreground; gondola and temple w/ ionic columns in mid-ground; another temple in distance.

Details

Maker
Mayer, Thomas (Maker)
Date
1836-1838
Inscriptions
"[striding lion figure] / CANOVA [in scroll cartouche] / T MAYER / STOKE UPON TRENT / 3" (printed)
Location of origin
England, Staffordshire
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
molding (forming)
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Stoke-on-Trent (Stoke-on-Trent, England, United Kingdom)
Descriptive terms
Bellflower
Dish, Serving
earthenware
floral patterns
glazing (coating)
gondolas (flat-bottomed watercraft)
husk (motif)
molding (forming)
Mountain
mountains
Platter
platters
plinths
Sailing vessel
sailing vessels
Spray
Temple
temples (buildings)
transfer printing
Tree
trees
Urn
urns
Dimensions
1 1/4 x 15 3/4 x 13 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1980.260.66
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick B. Hicks
GUSN
15917

Wallpaper Details

Pattern Name
Canova

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