Dessert plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1836-1838

GUSN

GUSN-15916

Description

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

Details

Descriptive Terms

dessert plates
plates (dishes)
saucers (plates)
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
floral patterns
sailing vessels
urns
Dish, Eating
Plate, Food
Plate, Dessert
Bellflower
Urn
Gondola
Mountain
Plate, Dessert

Inscription

"[striding lion] / CANOVAn [in scroll cartouche] / T&J. MAYER LONG" (printed)

Pattern

Canova

Maker

Mayer, T. & J. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Longport, England, Staffordshire

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Eating Vessels

Dimensions

3/4 (H), 6 1/2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick B. Hicks

Accession Number

1980.260.64

Places

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