Plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1837-1844

GUSN

GUSN-15881

Description

Earthenware plate with green transfer print pattern "Texian Campaigne" manufactured by James Beech, Tunstall, England for the American market. The pattern depicts a battle field scene commemorating the Texas revolution for independence from Mexico (1835-1836). Green transfer-print border of flowers, ribbon, the goddess Ceres and trophy figures.

Details

Descriptive Terms

plates (dishes)
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
molding (forming)
Dish, Eating
Plate, Food
Mexican War
Plate, Food

Inscription

"TEXIAN/ CAMPAIGNE/ J B" (Texian Campaigne appears in cartouche with lace boarder and flower sprig)

Additional Identification Number

85.1923

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Dimensions

1 (H), 9 1/4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

In memory of Dr. and Mrs. Charles Harrington

Accession Number

1943.301

Places

Tunstall (County of Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom)

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