Dinner plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1830-1850

GUSN

GUSN-15960

Description

Earthenware plate with brown transfer-printed pattern "Chinese Pastime" depicting two children in Asian dress fishing beside a stream with exotic flowers, pagoda and bridge in background. Border pattern of scrolls, floral sprays and florettes.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dinner plates
transfer printing
earthenware
glazing (coating)
floral patterns
Chinoiserie
Earthenware
Transfer Printed
Tin Glazed
Fishing
Chinese pastime
Scrolling Border
Children
Man
Temple
Spray
Plate, Dinner

Inscription

"Chinese/ pastime" (printed)
[simple petaled flower] (impressed)

Pattern

Chinese Pastime

Additional Identification Number

1940.229C

Maker

Davenport (Maker)

Location of Origin

Longport, England, Staffordshire

Dimensions

1 1/8 (H), 10 1/2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Alexander Pease

Accession Number

1940.229.3

Places

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