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Luncheon plate

1980.341.1 (RS209694)

Description

Earthenware plate with scalloped edge and mulberry transfer-print pattern "Japan Flowers." Pattern depicts angular vase with stylized peonies, lilies and other flowers. In the near distance is a second vase, fence and palm tree. Water and Asian-style buildings in the distance. Border pattern of shells, flowers and scrolls framing vignette of pagoda-shaped gazebo.

Details

Maker
Ridgway, Morley, Wear & Co. (Maker)
Date
1836-1842
Inscriptions
"[Sheild with sailing ship and anchor] / RMW & Co / JAPAN FLOWERS" (printed)
[pinwheel in circle symbol] (impressed)
Location of origin
Shelton, England, Staffordshire
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E; Eating Vessels
Places
Shelton (Bedford, England, United Kingdom)
Descriptive terms
Chinoiserie
Dish, Eating
earthenware
floral patterns
glazing (coating)
Plate, Food
Plate, Luncheon
plates (dishes)
transfer printing
Dimensions
1 (H), 9 1/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1980.341.1
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
49847

Wallpaper Details

Pattern Name
Japan Flowers

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