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Salad plate

1980.67 (RS210610)

Description

Earthenware plate with scalloped rim and red transfer-print depiction of the historic Hancock House (built 1734-1737), Boston, Massachusetts. The view of the house, a three-story Georgian-style mansion constructed of granite, is from across the cobblestone street and includes passersby on the sidewalk and a man, woman and child in the foreground. Inner border of floral sprays is encircled by outer border of lace or ribbon, flowers and scrolls.\n

Details

Maker
Messrs. Job & John Jackson (Maker)
Date
1831-1835
Inscriptions
"Hancock/ House/ Boston" / "JACKSONS WARRANTED [in flowing banner]" (printed)
Location of origin
England
Associated Building
Subject John Hancock House (Boston, Mass.).
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E; Eating Vessels
Places
Beacon Hill (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Burslem (Stoke-on-Trent, England, United Kingdom)
Descriptive terms
Child
cultural landscapes
Dish, Eating
earthenware
floral patterns
glazing (coating)
historic buildings
House
landmarks
Man
Plate, Food
Plate, Salad
Rose
salad plates
Spray
transfer printing
Woman
Dimensions
3/4 (H), 7 3/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1980.67
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Charles F. Batchelder, Jr.
GUSN
49722
Related Items
Title Dessert plate Accession number 1980.65 Relationship Harvard Hall plate from the same American Scenery Vies series by Jackson.

Wallpaper Details

Pattern Name
Harvard Hall

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