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Luncheon plate

1980.299.17 (RS210609)

Description

Earthenware plate with scalloped rim and mulberry-colored transfer-print pattern "Olympia." Print depicts two men in traditional Greek military uniforms (Evzones). One man rides a white horse and points with his whip while the other man holds two greyhounds on a leash in one hand and three birds on a stand in the other. Behind them is a castle and, in the distance, a waterway and mountains. The border consists of a chevron background with small cartouches depicting a sailing vessel alternating with larger cartouches with varying scenes of birds, fruit and urns.\n

Details

Maker
Podmore, Walker & Co. (Maker)
Date
1834-1859
Inscriptions
"OLYMPIA / P.W. & Co" [in cartouche] (printed)
Location of origin
Tunstall, England
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E; Eating Vessels
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Tunstall (Stoke-on-Trent, England, United Kingdom)
Waltham (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
Dish, Eating
earthenware
glazing (coating)
landscapes (representations)
Medallion
Plate, Food
Plate, Luncheon
plates (dishes)
transfer printing
Dimensions
1 (H), 9 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1980.299.17
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick B. Hicks
GUSN
49832
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Title Dinner plate Accession number 1993.448 Relationship "Olympia" pattern in red.

Wallpaper Details

Pattern Name
Olympia

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