Dinner plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1836-1838

GUSN

GUSN-15899

Description

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

Details

Descriptive Terms

dinner plates
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
Classical
floral patterns
sailing vessels
urns
Dish, Eating
Plate, Food
Plate, Dinner
Bellflower
Urn
Sailing vessel
Gondola
Classical Figure
Mountain
Tower
Plate, Dinner

Inscription

"[striding lion] / CANOVA [in scroll cartouche] / T. MAYER/ STOKE-UPON-TRENT" (printed)

Pattern

Canova

Maker

Mayer, Thomas (Maker)

Location of Origin

Stoke/Longport, England, Staffordshire

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Eating Vessels

Dimensions

1 1/4 (H), 10 1/2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick B. Hicks

Accession Number

1980.260.46

Places

Stoke-on-Trent (Stoke-on-Trent, England, United Kingdom)