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Commemorative Plate

1921.125 (RS211645)

Description

Ironstone plate with black border of twisted rope and sprays of flowers with gargoyles. Centeral scene of ship jettesoning boxes of tea into Boston Harbor (Boston Tea Party).

Details

Maker
Davis, Isaac (Maker)
Date
1876
Circa
Inscriptions
"[British Royal seal] / IRONSTONE CHINA / I. DAVIS" (stamped)
"BOSTON HARBOR / TEA THROWN OVERBOARD" (printed)
Location of origin
Trenton, NJ, USA
Material
decals
earthenware
glazing (coating)
ironstone (pottery)
overglazing
transfer printing
Object type
Household Accessories; Decorative Furnishings
Places
Trenton (Mercer county, New Jersey)
Descriptive terms
commemoratives
decals
earthenware
Flower
Gargoyle
glazing (coating)
Harbor
ironstone (pottery)
Knickknack
overglazing
Plate, Decorative
plates (dishes)
Rope
Ship
souvenirs
Tea
transfer printing
Associated events
Boston Tea Party
People and organizations
Boston Harbor
Dimensions
3/4 (H), 8 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1921.125
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. Francis Bigelow
GUSN
16026

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