Luncheon plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1853

GUSN

GUSN-15981

Description

Earthenware plate with mulberry-colored transfer-printed pattern "Peruvian Horse Hunt." Border of oblong medallions framing horse roping scenes and round medallions of rose swags. Center scene of man trying to lasso wild white horse.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dinner plates
earthenware
glazing (coating)
ironstone (pottery)
transfer printing
Dish, Eating
Plate, Food
Plate, Luncheon
Medallion
Rose
Men
Horse
Plate, Luncheon

Inscription

"SHAWS/ PERUVIAN/ HORSE/ HUNT / [horses] / [reg. mark of Aug. 8, 1853, parcel #1, patent #92001]" (printed)

People and Organizations

Peru

Maker

Shaw, Anthony (Maker)

Location of Origin

Burslem / Tunstall, England, Staffordshire

Dimensions

1 (H), 9 1/2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1958.155

Date

1853 (Registry Mark)

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