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Serving Dish

1926.212 (RS207969)

Description

Rectangular, molded earthenware serving dish with foot, handles and scalloped edge. Green transfer-print pattern "Cologne" featuring a central landscape scene with a castle framed by trees beside a river with mountains in the background. The scene and the foot are surrounded by a band of diamonds and shamrock figures. There is an inner border of floral sprays and columns of peacock feathers. Landscape scenes similar to the center scene repeat around the outside of the dish. Manufactured By Ralph Stevenson and Son, Cobridge, England.

Details

Maker
Ralph Stevenson & Son (Maker)
Date
1832-1835
Inscriptions
"COLOGNE/ R.S. & S." ("Cologne" printed on a rock surrounded by grasses, trees, foliage. Initials printed below.)
Location of origin
Cobridge, England, Staffordshire
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
molding (forming)
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels
Places
Cologne (Köln district, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany)
Descriptive terms
Castle
castles (fortifications)
Cologne
compotes
Dish, Serving
earthenware
feather (material)
floral patterns
glazing (coating)
molding (forming)
Mountain
mountains
River
rivers
serving dishes
transfer printing
Dimensions
3 1/4 x 11 x 8 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1926.212
Credit Line
Gift of William Sumner Appleton
GUSN
30868

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