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1939.44 (RS212035)

Description

Oblong, octagon-shaped earthenware platter with black transfer-printed pattern "Gentlemens Cabin." Pattern depicts a scene of five men and a boy in a wood paneled ship's cabin. Two of the men sit at a table set with a meal. The scene is framed by scroll cartouche.

Details

Maker
James & Thomas Edwards (Maker)
Date
1825-1843
Inscriptions
"BOSTON MAILS / [imate of steamship] (printed)
Location of origin
Burslem, England, Staffordshire
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels
Places
Burslem (Stoke-on-Trent, England, United Kingdom)
Descriptive terms
Cabin
Dish, Serving
earthenware
glazing (coating)
Men
Platter
platters
Table
transfer printing
People and organizations
Cunard Line, ltd.
Dimensions
1 x 9 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1939.44
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Albion D. Wilde
GUSN
40135
Related Items
Title Teapot Accession number 1924.319AB Relationship Same pattern.
Title Saucer Accession number 1936.780 Relationship Same pattern.
Title Plate Accession number 1976.458 Relationship Related pattern "Ladies Cabin."
Title Dinner Plate Accession number 2008.60.14 Relationship Related pattern "Ladies Cabin."

Wallpaper Details

Pattern Name
Gentlemens Cabin

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