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Serving dish

1980.259.27 (RS210066)

Description

Oval, earthenware dish with scalloped rim and mulberry-colored transfer-print from the "Caledonia" series by William Adams and Sons. The pattern depicts two Scottish highland hunters, one climbs a rock with his rifle. In the distance a stag is chased by a dog, another hunter follows after them. The hunters wears kilts and hats with feathers. The scene is set in a mountainous, rural landscape. The border pattern is a repeating scene of Scottish hunters in kilts, one raising his hat in his hand, alternating with a scroll and flower figure.

Details

Maker
William Adams & Sons (Maker)
Date
1830-1840
Inscriptions
"CALEDONIA [in frame with rifle hanging on buck's head] / 2" (printed)
"ADAMS" (impressed)
Location of origin
Tunstall, England, Staffordshire
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels
Places
Tunstall (Stoke-on-Trent, England, United Kingdom)
Waltham (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
bowls (vessels)
Deer
Dish, Serving
dishes (vessels)
earthenware
glazing (coating)
hunting
Hunting
Man
Mountain
Scottish
transfer printing
vegetable dishes
Dimensions
2 1/4 x 11 x 9 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1980.259.27
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick B. Hicks
GUSN
49827

Wallpaper Details

Pattern Name
Caledonia

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