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Dinner plate

1931.151 (RS211188)

Description

Earthenware plate with scallop and bead molded rim and black transfer-printing. Border of scrolls and flowers against cross-hatched and fish-egg ground. Central scene of two men in cooley hats dragging fishing net from river bank. Gothic cottage and church with bell tower and mountains in background.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830-1850
Location of origin
England, Staffordshire
Material
beading (edging pattern)
earthenware
glazing (coating)
molding (forming)
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E; Eating Vessels
Places
County of Staffordshire (England, United Kingdom) [county]
Descriptive terms
Beaded
beading (edging pattern)
Church
Cottage
Cross Hatch
dinner plates
Dish, Eating
earthenware
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Fisherman
Fishing
floral patterns
Flower
glazing (coating)
Gothic Revival
molding (forming)
Mountain
Plate, Dinner
Plate, Food
River
Scalloped
Scroll
Tower
transfer printing
Dimensions
1 1/8 (H), 10 1/2 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1931.151
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. William Stuart Mitchell
GUSN
33835

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