Cake Plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1815-1830

GUSN

GUSN-15585

Description

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

Details

Descriptive Terms

cake plates (serving vessels)
enameling
hand-painted
earthenware
Dish, ServingPlate, ServingPlate, CakePlate, Cake

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

6 3/4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. John Carter

Accession Number

1990.191.26