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Dessert plate

1980.340.2 (RS209692)

Description

Small earthenware plate with scalloped edge and mulberry-colored transfer-print pattern "Tyrolean." Pattern depicts shepherdess wielding a stick crossing a bridge with two billy goats. Fanciful European-style buildings and landscape of steep mountains and wispy evergreens. Border of floral sprays and sprigs on latticework.

Details

Maker
William Ridgway & Co. (Maker)
Date
1834-1854
Inscriptions
"[Urn and anchor] / WR & Co / TYROLEAN [in banner]" (Maker's mark / maker / pattern name)
Location of origin
Shelton and Hanley, England, Staffordshire
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E; Eating Vessels
Places
County of Staffordshire (England, United Kingdom) [county]
Descriptive terms
dessert plates
Dish, Eating
earthenware
floral patterns
glazing (coating)
landscapes (representations)
Plate, Dessert
Plate, Food
transfer printing
Dimensions
3/4 (H), 7 3/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1980.340.2
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
15926

Wallpaper Details

Pattern Name
Tyrolean

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