Luncheon plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1836-1838

GUSN

GUSN-15889

Description

Earthenware plate with mulberry-colored transfer-print pattern "Canova." Landscape scene with urn-on-plinth and trees in the foreground. In the mid-ground is a waterway with figures on a boat and buildings on a far bank. Border pattern has vignettes of urn and boat alternating with floral sprays.

Details

Descriptive Terms

plates (dishes)
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
floral patterns
sailing vessels
urns
Dish, Eating
Plate, Food
Plate, Luncheon
Spray
Bellflower
Gazebo
Gondola
Plate, Luncheon

Inscription

"[striding lion] / CANOVA [in scroll cartouche] / T. MAYER . LONGPORT" (printed)

Pattern

Canova

Maker

Mayer, Thomas (Maker)

Location of Origin

Stoke on trent, England, Staffordshire

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick B. Hicks

Accession Number

1980.260.36

Places

Waltham (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Stoke-on-Trent (Stoke-on-Trent, England, United Kingdom)