Platter

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1836-1838

GUSN

GUSN-15917

Description

Earthenware platter with scalloped rim. Mulberry transfer-print pattern "Canova." Border pattern of panels of floral sprays alternating with landscape scene of urn and sailing vessel. Central scene is of an urn-on-plinth in right foreground; gondola and temple w/ ionic columns in mid-ground; another temple in distance.

Details

Descriptive Terms

platters
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
molding (forming)
husk (motif)
floral patterns
gondolas (flat-bottomed watercraft)
mountains
sailing vessels
temples (buildings)
trees
urns
plinths
Dish, Serving
Platter
Spray
Bellflower
Urn
Sailing vessel
Temple
Mountain
Tree
Platter

Inscription

"[striding lion figure] / CANOVA [in scroll cartouche] / T MAYER / STOKE UPON TRENT / 3" (printed)

Pattern

Canova

Maker

Mayer, Thomas (Maker)

Location of Origin

England, Staffordshire

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels

Dimensions

1 1/4 x 15 3/4 x 13 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick B. Hicks

Accession Number

1980.260.66

Places

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