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Butter plate

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; variation of urn-on-plinth, gondola, trees and classical buildings.

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; Eating Vessels
Descriptive terms
Bellflower
buildings (structures)
butter dishes (serving dishes)
Dish, Eating
earthenware
floral patterns
glazing (coating)
Gondola
gondolas (flat-bottomed watercraft)
husk (motif)
Plate, Butter
Plate, Food
plinths
Sailing vessel
sailing vessels
Spray
transfer printing
Tree
trees
Triangle
Unidentified Building
Urn
Urn-on-plinth
urns
Accession Number
1980.260.65
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick B. Hicks
GUSN
15920

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