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Description

Mulberry w/ inner border of Gothic triangles and pendulous bellflowers; border of panels of floral sprays and scenic panels of urn, left, and sailing vessel, right; Apulian amphora (urn) w/ classical figures, left foreground; trees beyond; classical arcade, center background; gondola center; temple, right, on stepped plinth w/ pots of flowers far right.

Details

Maker
Mayer, Thomas (Maker)
Date
1836-1838
Inscriptions
"CANOVA/ T. MAYER/ STOKE-UPON-TRENT [or LONGPORT]" (printed)
Location of origin
Stoke/Longport, England, Staffordshire
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels
Descriptive terms
Bellflower
Classical
Classical Figure
Dish, Serving
earthenware
figure- and animal-derived motifs
floral patterns
Flower
flowers (plants)
glazing (coating)
gondolas (flat-bottomed watercraft)
husk (motif)
Platter
platters
plinths
Sailing vessel
sailing vessels
Temple
temples (buildings)
transfer printing
Tree
trees
Urn
urns
Dimensions
17 1/2 x 14 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1980.260.67
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick B. Hicks
GUSN
15918

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