Butter plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1836-1838

GUSN

GUSN-15920

Description

Mulberry w/ inner border of Gothic triangles and pendulous bellflowers; border of panels of floral sprays and scenic panels of urn, left, and sailing vessel, right; variation of urn-on-plinth, gondola, trees and classical buildings.

Details

Descriptive Terms

butter dishes (serving dishes)
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
husk (motif)
buildings (structures)
floral patterns
gondolas (flat-bottomed watercraft)
sailing vessels
trees
urns
plinths
Dish, Eating
Plate, Food
Plate, Butter
Spray
Triangle
Bellflower
Urn
Sailing vessel
Gondola
Urn-on-plinth
Unidentified Building
Tree
Plate, Butter

Inscription

"CANOVA/ T. MAYER/ STOKE-UPON-TRENT [or LONGPORT]" (printed)

Maker

Mayer, Thomas (Maker)

Location of Origin

Stoke/Longport, England, Staffordshire

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Eating Vessels

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick B. Hicks

Accession Number

1980.260.65