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Dinner plate

1993.448 (RS210250)

Description

Earthenware plate with scalloped rim and red transfer-printed pattern "Olympia." Print depicts two men on horseback and a third standing nearby, all dressed in traditional Greek military uniforms (Evzones). Behind the men is a large monument with urn and a gate topped with a striding buck. In the distance are sailing vessels on a waterway and mountains. The border consists of a chevron background with alternating small cartouches, depicting a sailing vessel, and large cartouches, with varying scenes of birds with fruit and urns.

Details

Maker
Podmore, Walker & Co. (Maker)
Date
1834-1859
Inscriptions
"OLYMPIA. / P. W. & Co." [in cartouche] (printed)
Location of origin
England
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E; Eating Vessels
Places
Tunstall (County of Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom)
Descriptive terms
dinner plates
Dish, Eating
earthenware
glazing (coating)
landscapes (representations)
Plate, Dinner
Plate, Food
transfer printing
Dimensions
1 1/4 (H), 10 1/2 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1993.448
Credit Line
Bequest of the Estate of C. Spaulding Prime
GUSN
305884
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Wallpaper Details

Pattern Name
Olympia

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