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Soup plate

1934.2985.4 (RS212354)

Description

Earthenware plate with "flow blue" transfer-printed pattern "Oregon." Scroll, cartouche and foliate border pattern on rim. Inner zigzag border framing scene of figure with yoke carrying two bell shaped vessels on pathway leading to trellis with awnings.

Details

Maker
Mayer, Thomas, John, Jos (Maker)
Date
1843-1855
Inscriptions
"[striding lion] / OREGON / CHINESE PORCELAINE / T.J. & J. MAYER / LONGPORT" (printed)
Location of origin
Longport, England, Staffordshire
Associated Building
Fowler House Main House.
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
ironstone (pottery)
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E; Eating Vessels
Places
Longport (Stoke-on-Trent, England, United Kingdom)
Descriptive terms
Chinoiserie
Classical Figure
Dish, Eating
earthenware
Flow blue
flow blue (ceramic glaze)
Gazebo
glazing (coating)
ironstone (pottery)
Oregon
Plate, Food
Plate, Soup
Scroll
soup plates
transfer printing
Zig-Zag
Dimensions
9 1/2 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1934.2985.4
Credit Line
Fowler House Estate
GUSN
16023

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