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Soup plate

1932.43 (RS210617)

Description

Earthenware soup plate with green transfer-print pattern "Etruscan Vases." Border pattern of twisted chain and cartouche with anthemion figure. Printed in plate center is a grouping of a candelabra, tazza, ewer, horned vase and amphora vase on shelf or table top.

Details

Maker
Mayer, Thomas, John, Jos (Maker)
Date
1843-1855
Inscriptions
"[striding lion] / ETRUSCAN/ VASES.[in cartouche] / T & J. MAYER [in flowing banner] / LONGPORT" (printed)
"This plate belonged to / Aunt Mary W. Swett and / came to us when her house / was broken up. / Robert T. Jackson/ August 1896." (handwritten)
Location of origin
Longport, England, Staffordshire
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E; Eating Vessels
Places
Longport (Stoke-on-Trent, England, United Kingdom)
Descriptive terms
Dish, Eating
earthenware
glazing (coating)
Plate, Food
Plate, Soup
soup plates
transfer printing
Dimensions
1 3/4 (H), 10 3/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1932.43
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. Robert T. Jackson
GUSN
34568

Wallpaper Details

Pattern Name
Etruscan vases

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