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Cake Plate

1977.856.13 (RS117150)

Description

Molded lobed edge on shallow circular body with ribbed rim; decorated with overglaze pink and green swags, red blossoms and bluebells.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1840
Location of origin
England, Staffordshire
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
lead (metal)
overglazing
pearlware
tin (metal)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
Blossom
Bluebell
cake plates (serving vessels)
Earthenware
earthenware
floral patterns
flowers (plants)
glazing (coating)
lead (metal)
Overglazed
overglazing
Pearlware
pearlware
PLATE, CAKE
Swag
swags
tin (metal)
Tin Glazed
Dimensions
8.188 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.856.13
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
4786

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