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Sauce Dish Tray

1993.597.1 (RS212042)

Description

Large, diamond-shaped, earthenware tray with blue transfer-printed pastoral scene. Scene depicts men in small boats on a calm river. A wooden bridge and thatched-roof cottage is in the mid-ground and fields with sheep and the tower of a building in the distance. Floral borders on raised interior and exterior sides of the tray. Four small dishes with handles fit inside the tray (see 1993.597.2-.5).

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1815-1830
Material
earthenware
pearlware
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E; Food Service Accessories
Places
County of Staffordshire (England, United Kingdom) [county]
Descriptive terms
earthenware
flowers (plants)
pastoral
pearlware
sauce dishes
transfer printing
Tray, Food Service
Dimensions
1 1/2 x 9 x 11 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1993.597.1
Credit Line
Bequest of Eleanor Fayerweather
GUSN
174956

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