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Salad plate

1980.268.10 (RS210606)

Description

Earthenware plate with mulberry-colored "Abbey Ruins" pattern depicting rural landscape with Gothic ruins and grazing cows. Border of floral sprays alternating with trophy grouping of flowers, fruit, framed picture and coffee pot on solid background.

Details

Maker
Mayer, Thomas, John, Jos (Maker)
Date
1845-1855
Inscriptions
"[striding lion] / ABBEY RUINS [in scroll cartouche] / T&J. MAYER . LONGPORT"
Location of origin
Longport, England, Staffordshire
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E; Eating Vessels
Places
Longport (Stoke-on-Trent, England, United Kingdom)
Waltham (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
Cow
Dish, Eating
earthenware
floral patterns
glazing (coating)
Gothic Revival
Plate, Food
Plate, Salad
Ruins
salad plates
Spray
transfer printing
Dimensions
3/4 (H), 7 1/2 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1980.268.10
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick B. Hicks
GUSN
49830
Related Items
Title Dinner plate Accession number 1934.429 Relationship "Abbey Ruins" pattern (see also 1934.430-1934.432).

Wallpaper Details

Pattern Name
Abbey Ruins

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