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Luncheon plate

1924.749 (RS211435)

Description

Earthenware plate with blue-gray transfer-printed pattern "Venus" with select elements overglazed in red and green. Border of scrolls on horizontal striped ground. Central scene of canal framed by green 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.

Details

Maker
Podmore, Walker & Co. (Maker)
Date
1834-1859
Inscriptions
"PEARL STONE WARE/ VENUS/ P.W. & Co" (printed)
Location of origin
Tunstall, England
Material
earthenware
hand-painted
ironstone (pottery)
overglazing
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E; Eating Vessels
Places
Tamworth (Carroll county, New Hampshire)
Tunstall (County of Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom)
Waltham (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
Canal
Classical Figure
Dish, Eating
earthenware
hand-painted
ironstone (pottery)
landscapes (representations)
Mountain
overglazing
Plate, Food
Plate, Luncheon
plates (dishes)
Ruins
Scrolling Border
scrollwork
Swan
transfer printing
Tree
Unidentified Building
Urn
Dimensions
1 1/4 (H), 9 3/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1924.749
Credit Line
Gift of William Sumner Appleton
GUSN
30395
Related Items
Title Small bowl Accession number 1931.165 Relationship Same pattern.
Title Dessert plate Accession number 1958.159 Relationship Same pattern.
Title Platter Accession number 1958.513

Wallpaper Details

Pattern Name
Venus

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