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Platter

1988.583 (RS209420)

Description

Earthenware serving platter with purple transfer-print pattern "Canova". Central scene depicts a large urn with classical figures in the foreground, a gondola on a waterway in the mid-ground and classical buildings in the distance. Border pattern has a large urn and scenic vignettes alternating with floral reserves. Manufactured by Thomas Mayer, Cliff Bank Works, Stoke-Upon-Trent.

Details

Maker
Mayer, Thomas (Manufacturer)
Date
1826-1835
Inscriptions
" [striding lion figure] / CANOVA [in cartouche] / T. MAYER / STOKE UPON TRENT" (printed)
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
molding (forming)
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels
Places
Stoke-on-Trent (Stoke-on-Trent, England, United Kingdom)
Descriptive terms
Dish, Serving
earthenware
glazing (coating)
molding (forming)
Platter
platters
transfer printing
Dimensions
1 1/2 x 17 1/2 x 14 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1988.583
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
305523

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