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Soup plate

1980.259.30 (RS210067)

Description

Earthenware soup 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 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 in a rural, mountainous landscape. The border pattern is a repeating scene of Scottish hunters in kilts, one raising his hat in his hand, alternating with a scroll and flower figure.

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, 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
Dish, Eating
earthenware
glazing (coating)
hunting
Hunting
Man
Mountain
Plate, Food
Plate, Soup
Scottish
soup plates
transfer printing
Dimensions
1 1/2 (H), 10 3/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1980.259.30
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick B. Hicks
GUSN
15936

Wallpaper Details

Pattern Name
Caledonia

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