Plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1815-1830

GUSN

GUSN-15574

Description

One of a set of thirty four. A white earthenware plate. An overall painted floral and foliate motif. Dark green lobed border with polychrome flowers and leaves. Large central flower.

Details

Descriptive Terms

plates (dishes)
enameling
hand-painted
earthenware
Dish, Eating
Plate, Food
Plate, Food

Inscription

Paper label on bottom of .29: ""The/ Russell/ CHINA/ This set of China/ was presented by (Hon) James Russell/ [born?] 1715 died 1793) to his daughter Margaret/ [on the] occassion of her marriage (July 15, 1781)/ [to Hon.] John Codman (See Copley Portrait) who was/ my great great grandfather (Born 1755 died 1803)/ HEIRLOOM to my SON./ [signed]/ [illeg.] Gilbert Carter""

Maker

Possibly Ridgways (Maker)
Possibly Spode Pottery (Maker)

Location of Origin

Hanley, England, STAFFORDSHIRE; Stoke-on-Trent, England, Staffordshire

Dimensions

9 1/4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. John Carter

Accession Number

1990.191.15