Platter

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1814-1832

GUSN

GUSN-15806

Description

Blue, transfer-print platter with diamond chain edge and border of four scenic cartouches: leopard, tiger, elk, horse, radiating from central rectangular scene of elephants in the fore- and background; four cartouches separated by baskets of flowers.

Details

Descriptive Terms

platters
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
pearlware
figure- and animal-derived motifs
elephant (animal)
elks (moose)
flower baskets
horse (animal)
panthers (leopards)
animals
tiger
Dish, ServingPlatterEarthenware
Transfer Printed
Tin Glazed
Quadrupeds
Leopard
Tiger
Elk
Horse
Elephant
Fruit Basket
Platter

Inscription

Printed on bottom: ""I HALL/ QUADRUPEDS"" Impressed on bottom: ""18""

Pattern

Quadrupeds

Maker

Hall & Sons, John (Maker)

Location of Origin

Burslem, England, Staffordshire

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels

Dimensions

14 3/4 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of S. Prescott Fay

Accession Number

1969.610.126