Dessert plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1834-1854

GUSN

GUSN-15926

Description

Small earthenware plate with scalloped edge and mulberry-colored transfer-print pattern "Tyrolean." Pattern depicts shepherdess wielding a stick crossing a bridge with two billy goats. Fanciful European-style buildings and landscape of steep mountains and wispy evergreens. Border of floral sprays and sprigs on latticework.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dessert plates
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
floral patterns
landscapes (representations)
Dish, Eating
Plate, Food
Plate, Dessert
Plate, Dessert

Inscription

"[Urn and anchor] / WR & Co / TYROLEAN [in banner]" (Maker's mark / maker / pattern name)

Pattern

Tyrolean

Maker

William Ridgway & Co. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Shelton and Hanley, England, Staffordshire

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Eating Vessels

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

1980.340.2

Places

County of Staffordshire (England, United Kingdom) [county]