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
Messrs. Job & John Jackson (Maker)
"Hancock/ House/ Boston" / "JACKSONS WARRANTED [in flowing banner]" (printed)
- Location of origin
- Associated Building
- Subject John Hancock House (Boston, Mass.).
- Object type
- Food Service T&E; Eating Vessels
Beacon Hill (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Burslem (Stoke-on-Trent, England, United Kingdom)
- Descriptive terms
- 3/4 (H), 7 3/4 (diameter) (inches)
- Accession Number
- Credit Line
- Gift of Mrs. Charles F. Batchelder, Jr.
- Related Items
Title Dessert plate Accession number 1980.65 Relationship Harvard Hall plate from the same American Scenery Vies series by Jackson.