Cake plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1830-1850

GUSN

GUSN-14758

Description

Transfer printed plate, square form with serpentine edge and two molded tab handles at sides, gilt band at rim. Circular foot ring. Printed scenes in medium blue with pagoda-like building, trees, bushes, and a camel with people in the foreground. Scene surrounded by a pale blue border with delicate flowering vines and eight floral-edged reserves with floral sprays, buildings, and greenery.

Details

Descriptive Terms

cake plates (serving vessels)
bone china
molding (forming)
transfer printing
porcelain
Bone China
Molded
Transfer Printed
Plate, Cake

Inscription

"Ridgways/ ORIENTAL/ W.R./ ENGLAND" (Text is printed above and below an image of an urn and beehive on a rectangular platform)

Associated Building

Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Possibly Ridgway, William (Maker)
Possibly Ridgways (Maker)

Location of Origin

Shelton, England, Staffordshire; Hanley, England, STAFFORDSHIRE

Dimensions

1 1/8 x 9 1/2 x 8 7/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.557.16