Platter

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1834-1859

GUSN

GUSN-15982

Description

Oval platter with black transfer-printed pattern "European Scenery." Pattern has border of lace draping over tie-backs and naturalistic morning glories on vine. Platter center is a pastoral scene of people bringing goods ashore from two small boats in a river. Bridge, city skyline and the background, mountains in the distance.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dessert plates
earthenware
glazing (coating)
ironstone (pottery)
transfer printing
Dish, Serving
Platter
Platter

Inscription

"EUROPEAN SCENERY [in cartouche] / EW&S" (printed)

Pattern

European Scenery

Additional Identification Number

MJ197

Maker

Enoch Wood & Sons (Maker)

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels

Dimensions

2 x 19 x 16 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1958.158

Places

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