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Dinner plate

1963.333 (RS212357)

Description

Earthenware plate with blue transfer-printed pattern "Berry" depicting naturalistic berries on branches with leaves and prickers. Also a bee or butterfly.

Details

Maker
Possibly Ridgway, William (Maker)
Date
1830-1860
Inscriptions
"BERRY/ WR" (Painted)
"Mrs. H.H. Giberts/ Great-grandmother's/ (Mrs. Ebenezer Young)/ dinner plate" and "May Peck Turnbull/ My grandmother/ Mrs. Ebenezer Young's/ dinner plate" (two handwritten labels)
Location of origin
Shelton / Hanley, England, Staffordshire
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E; Eating Vessels
Places
Probably County of Staffordshire (England, United Kingdom) [county]
Descriptive terms
Bee
Berry
dinner plates
Dish, Eating
earthenware
floral patterns
flow blue (ceramic glaze)
foliation (pattern)
glazing (coating)
Leaves
Plate, Dinner
Plate, Food
Sprig
transfer printing
Vine
Dimensions
9 1/2 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1963.333
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Huntly H. Gilbert
GUSN
16025

Wallpaper Details

Pattern Name
Berry

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