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Dessert plate

1958.159 (RS211680)

Description

Earthenware plate with green and brown transfer-printed pattern "Venus." Green border of scrolls on striped ground. Brown central scene of canal framed by arching trees with figures on left bank and large urn on right. Swans swim in the foreground, large building or temple and mountains in distance.\n

Details

Maker
Podmore, Walker & Co. (Maker)
Date
1834-1859
Inscriptions
"PEARL STONE WARE [on oval frame] / VENUS [in frame] / P.W. & Co [in banner]" (printed)
Location of origin
Tunstall, England
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
ironstone (pottery)
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E; Eating Vessels
Places
Tunstall (County of Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom)
Descriptive terms
Canal
Classical Figure
dessert plates
Dish, Eating
earthenware
glazing (coating)
ironstone (pottery)
landscapes (representations)
Mountain
Plate, Dessert
Plate, Food
Ruins
Scrolling Border
scrollwork
Swan
transfer printing
Tree
Unidentified Building
Urn
Dimensions
1 (H), 7 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1958.159
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Margaret Jewell
GUSN
15983
Related Items
Title Small bowl Accession number 1931.165 Relationship Same pattern.
Title Salad plate Accession number 1944.80 Relationship Same pattern.
Title Luncheon plate Accession number 1924.749
Title Platter Accession number 1958.513

Wallpaper Details

Pattern Name
Venus

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