Salad plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1836-1838

GUSN

GUSN-15908

Description

Small 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 with vignettes of urn and boat alternating with floral sprays.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

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

Pattern

Canova

Maker

Mayer, Thomas (Maker)

Location of Origin

Longport, England, Staffordshire

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Eating Vessels

Dimensions

3/4 (H), 7 1/2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick B. Hicks

Accession Number

1980.260.55

Places

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