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Serving Dish

1940.230 (RS210984)

Description

Eight-sided earthenware serving dish with molded foliate scroll handles and brown transfer-print "Abbey Ruins" pattern. Cows grazing among Gothic ruins. Fruit, flowers and ewer trophy grouping on border; polygram border around outside of body.

Details

Maker
Mayer, Thomas (Maker)
Date
1835-1845
Inscriptions
"[striding lion] / ABBEY / RUINS [in scroll cartouche] / T. MAYER LONGPORT" (printed)
Location of origin
Longport, England, Staffordshire
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels
Places
Longport (Stoke-on-Trent, England, United Kingdom)
Descriptive terms
Cow
Dish, Serving
earthenware
Ewer
Flower
Fruit
glazing (coating)
Gothic (Medieval)
Gothic Revival
landscapes (representations)
Mountain
Ruins
serving dishes
transfer printing
vegetable dishes
Village
Dimensions
2 1/4 x 10 x 12 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1940.230
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Mary Eustis
GUSN
40484

Wallpaper Details

Pattern Name
Abbey Ruins

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