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Souvenir Plate

1937.765 (RS211653)

Description

Earthenware plate with blue transfer-printed pattern depicting landmarks of Marblehead, Massachusetts. Scenic cartouches of Marblehead include the Lee Mansion, the Churn, and Agnes Surriage Well.

Details

Maker
Jonroth Studios (Maker)
Date
1909-1930
Inscriptions
"JON ROTH / ENGLAND / IMPORTED BY / RICHARD M. COOK / MARBLEHEAD MASS." (printed)
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
Object type
Household Accessories; Decorative Furnishings
Places
Marblehead (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Stoke-on-Trent (Stoke-on-Trent, England, United Kingdom)
Descriptive terms
Church
earthenware
Fife Player
glazing (coating)
Harbor
Knickknack
Mansion
Plate, Decorative
plates (dishes)
Souvenir
souvenirs
Town House
transfer printing
Well
People and organizations
Richard M. Cook
Dimensions
1/2 (H), 7 3/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1937.765
Credit Line
Estate of Grenville H. Norcross
GUSN
39204

Comments

Purchase question #

AvatarPosted by Linda Peck on November 27, 2016
Hello
Are these Marblehead plates available for purchase.
Thank you.
Linda

Souvenir Plates #

AvatarPosted by Nicole Chalfant on November 28, 2016
Thank you for your comment, Linda.
The objects in Historic New England's museum collection are, unfortunately, not for sale. I would recommend looking on ebay.com or a local antiques shop for similar items.
Again, thank you for contacting Historic New England.
Sincerely,
Nicole Chalfant
Collection Manager