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Dinner Plate

Description

"Commerce" pattern of blue transfer print on white body; floral and wavy line borders; central scene of group of figures (possibly traders) at center with two sailing vessels at right with dock areas at foreground; background shows Far Eastern buildings; possibly representing the China trade. .4-.9) Circular with scalloped edges.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1870
Location of origin
England
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
earthenware
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
architectural elements
Architecture
architecture (object genre)
business (commercial function)
Chinese export
Commerce
dinner plates
Earthenware
earthenware
PLATE, DINNER
Staffordshire
Trade
Transfer Printed
transfer printing
Dimensions
10.625 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1044.5
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5947

Wallpaper Details

Pattern Name
Commerce

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