Covered Dish

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1815-1830

GUSN

GUSN-15583

Description

White earthenware dish, shaped like an urn, with cover. An overall painted floral and foliate motif. Dark green lobed border with polychrome flowers and leaves. The cover has an additional yellow and gold floral finial. The dish has two pierced asymmetrical foliate handles. Part of a thirty-four piece set.

Details

Descriptive Terms

serving dishes
enameling
painting (coating)
porcelain
transfer printing
weddings
Dish, Serving
Dish, Serving

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

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels

Dimensions

11 x 8 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. John Carter

Accession Number

1990.191.24AB