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Dinner plate

1980.259.29 (RS210065)

Description

Earthenware plate with scalloped rim and mulberry-colored transfer-print from the "Caledonia" series by William Adams and Sons. The pattern depicts a Scottish highland hunter with hunting dog beside a newly slain buck. The hunter wears a kilt and hat with feathers and holds a horn and rifle. In the distance are additional hunters and a rural, mountainous landscape. The border pattern is a repeating scene of Scottish hunters in kilts, one raising is hat in his hand, alternating with a scroll and flower figure.\n

Details

Maker
William Adams & Sons (Maker)
Date
1830-1840
Inscriptions
"CALEDONIA [in frame with rifle hanging on buck's head]" (printed)
"Adams" (impressed)
Location of origin
Tunstall/Stoke, England, Staffordshire
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E; Eating Vessels
Places
Tunstall (Stoke-on-Trent, England, United Kingdom)
Waltham (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
Deer
dinner plates
Dish, Eating
earthenware
glazing (coating)
hunting
Hunting
Mountain
Plate, Dinner
Plate, Food
Scotland
Scottish
transfer printing
Dimensions
1 (H), 10 1/2 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1980.259.29
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick B. Hicks
GUSN
15935

Wallpaper Details

Pattern Name
Caledonia

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