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1940.231 (RS209094)

Description

Earthenware platter with scalloped rim and purple transfer-printed pattern "Chinese Pastime." Flower and scroll border. Central scene of Chinese boy flying kite and girl with parasol, flowers in foreground, pagoda in the background and exotic building and steep mountains in the distance.

Details

Maker
Davenport (Manufacturer)
Date
1830-1850
Inscriptions
"Chinese/Pastime" (printed inside upper and lower scroll. Two figures sit on upper scroll) (printed)
Location of origin
England, Staffordshire
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels
Descriptive terms
Children
Chinese Pastime
Chinoiserie
Dish, Serving
earthenware
floral patterns
Flower
flowers (plants)
glazing (coating)
Kite
kites (equipment)
Orientalism
Pagoda
Parasol
parasols
Platter
platters
Porcelain
Scroll
scrolls (motifs)
transfer printing
Dimensions
1 3/4 x 12 1/4 x 15 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1940.231
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Alexander Pease
GUSN
40485

Wallpaper Details

Pattern Name
Chinese Pastime

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