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Meat Platter

1971.975.2 (RS117930)

Description

Ovoid platter with scalloped and canted corners; deep well; molded gravy draining wells; blue and white transfer print decoration of circular geometric border with large floral blossom design on rim; oval central reserve with scene of Far Eastern garden with boy riding zebra, pavillions and pagoda at rear.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1815-1840
Location of origin
England
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
tin (metal)
transfer printing
vitrification
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
Child
children (people by age group)
earthenware
Earthenware
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Floral
floral patterns
gardening
Gardening
glazing (coating)
PLATTER
platters
Recreation
recreation
Semi-Vitrified
Staffordshire
tin (metal)
Tin Glazed
Transfer Printed
transfer printing
vitrification
Zebra
zebras (mammals)
Dimensions
15.375 x 20.875 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.975.2
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5781

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