Platter

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1814-1832

GUSN

GUSN-15807

Description

Blue, transfer-print pearlware platter. Diamond chain edge and border of four cartouches: antelope, lion, elk, man with white horse, radiating from central rectangular scene of rhinocerous with sailing vessel in background; cartouches separated by baskets of flowers.

Details

Descriptive Terms

platters
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
pearlware
figure- and animal-derived motifs
antelopes
boats
elks (moose)
flower baskets
horse (animal)
lion
men (male humans)
animals
rhinoceroses
Dish, Serving
Platter
Earthenware
Transfer Printed
Tin Glazed
Quadrupeds
Antelope
Lion
Elk
Man
Horse
Rhinocerous
Boat
Fruit Basket
Platter

Inscription

"16" (Impressed on bottom)

Pattern

Quadrupeds

Maker

Hall & Sons, John (Maker)

Location of Origin

Burslem, England, Staffordshire

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels

Dimensions

13 1/4 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of S. Prescott Fay

Accession Number

1969.610.129

Places

County of Staffordshire (England, United Kingdom) [county]