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Bread Plate

1977.650.6 (RS116968)

Description

Circular form with shallow well; white clay body with underglaze blue transfer print design; "Willow" pattern; three pagoda islands with thre men on bridge and two birds on top; quartered diaper pattern cavetto border; diapered rim with Greek key-like elements and scrolled reserves, tortoise shell border; foot ring.

Details

Maker
William Ridgway & Co. (Maker)
Date
1891-1915
Inscriptions
Printed mark: ""Engraved/for/W. Ridgway Co./England""; impressed ""12/27""
Location of origin
Shelton and Hanley, England, Staffordshire; Hanley, England, Staffordshire
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
diaper (textile material)
diaper patterns
earthenware
transfer printing
underglazing
vitrification
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
bread-and-butter plates
Diaper
diaper (textile material)
diaper patterns
Earthenware
earthenware
Greek Key
key pattern
PLATE
Semi-Vitrified
Staffordshire
Transfer Printed
transfer printing
Underglazed
underglazing
vitrification
Willow
willow (wood)
Dimensions
5.875 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.650.6
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
4395

Wallpaper Details

Pattern Name
Willow

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