Dessert plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1834-1859

GUSN

GUSN-15983

Description

Earthenware plate with green and brown transfer-printed pattern "Venus." Green border of scrolls on striped ground. Brown central scene of canal framed by arching trees with figures on left bank and large urn on right. Swans swim in the foreground, large building or temple and mountains in distance.\n

Details

Descriptive Terms

dessert plates
earthenware
glazing (coating)
ironstone (pottery)
transfer printing
scrollwork
landscapes (representations)
Dish, Eating
Plate, Food
Plate, Dessert
Scrolling Border
Canal
Tree
Classical Figure
Swan
Urn
Unidentified Building
Ruins
Mountain
Plate, Dessert

Inscription

"PEARL STONE WARE [on oval frame] / VENUS [in frame] / P.W. & Co [in banner]" (printed)

Pattern

Venus

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Title Small bowl Accession Number 1931.165
Title Salad plate Accession Number 1944.80
Title Luncheon plate Accession Number 1924.749
Title Platter Accession Number 1958.513

Maker

Podmore, Walker & Co. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Tunstall, England

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Eating Vessels

Dimensions

1 (H), 7 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1958.159

Places

Tunstall (County of Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom)