Platter

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1820-1830

GUSN

GUSN-15739

Description

This tureen stand or platter is transfer printed in a medium blue with border of flowers and leaves surrounding a central scene of the State House in Boston flanked by trees, with three cows in foreground, sheep to the left, and a man with a wheelbarrow in the foreground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

platters
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
buildings (structures)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
cows
men (male humans)
sheep (genus)
Earthenware
Transfer Printed
Tin Glazed
Unidentified Building
Cow
Sheep
Man
Platter

Inscription

Impressed on bottom: ?

Maker

John Rogers & Son (Maker)

Location of Origin

Longport, England, Staffordshire

Dimensions

17 x 12 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

In memory of Dr. and Mrs. Charles Harrington

Accession Number

1943.303D