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1980.344 (RS209579)

Description

Small oval dish with mulberry colored transfer-print pattern "The Pursuit" of the "Arabian Sketches" series. The print depicts three soldiers on horseback with long spears galluping by a castle with domes. Additional soldiers on horseback, a waterway and mountains in the distance. Border pattern of scrolls and scenic cartouches with inner border of ferns and tiny florall sprays. Segments of border pattern repeat on outside of dish.

Details

Maker
Possibly Hackwood, William (Maker)
Possibly William Hackwood & Son (Maker)
Date
1825-1845
Inscriptions
"ARABIAN SKETCHES / THE PURSUIT [on leaf] /W.H." (printed)
Location of origin
Hanley, England, Staffordshire; Stoke, England, Staffordshire; Stoke, England, Stafforshire
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
molding (forming)
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels
Descriptive terms
Cartouche
Dish, Serving
dishes (vessels)
earthenware
equestrians
figure- and animal-derived motifs
floral patterns
glazing (coating)
molding (forming)
Ruin
Scroll
Soldier
Spray
transfer printing
Dimensions
1 1/2 x 7 x 8 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1980.344
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
49849

Wallpaper Details

Pattern Name
The Pursuit

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