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Luncheon plate

1980.268.12 (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 picture 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 1/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1980.268.12
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick B. Hicks
GUSN
15922

Wallpaper Details

Pattern Name
Abbey Ruins

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