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Dinner Plate

1977.660.5 (RS116978)

Description

Circular form with shallow well and wide rim; white clay body with pearl glaze; underglaze blue transfer print decoration in "Medina" pattern; imaginary Far Eastern scene with palace in background; two figures--came; and palm in foreground; diapered rim decoration with floral scroll motif; tortoise shell border.

Details

Maker
William Ridgway & Co. (Maker)
Date
1845-1870
Inscriptions
Marked on bottom.
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
glazing (coating)
palm leaf
tin (metal)
transfer printing
underglazing
vitrification
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
Camel
Camelus (genus)
Diaper
diaper (textile material)
diaper patterns
dinner plates
earthenware
Earthenware
figure- and animal-derived motifs
glazing (coating)
Medina
medinas
Palace
palaces
Palm
palm leaf
PLATE, DINNER
Semi-Vitrified
Staffordshire
tin (metal)
Tin Glazed
Transfer Printed
transfer printing
Underglazed
underglazing
vitrification
Dimensions
9.75 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.660.5
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
4419

Wallpaper Details

Pattern Name
Medina

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