Soup plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1843-1855

GUSN

GUSN-16023

Description

Earthenware plate with "flow blue" transfer-printed pattern "Oregon." Scroll, cartouche and foliate border pattern on rim. Inner zigzag border framing scene of figure with yoke carrying two bell shaped vessels on pathway leading to trellis with awnings.

Details

Descriptive Terms

soup plates
earthenware
glazing (coating)
ironstone (pottery)
transfer printing
flow blue (ceramic glaze)
Chinoiserie
Dish, EatingPlate, FoodPlate, SoupFlow blue
Oregon
Scroll
Zig-Zag
Gazebo
Classical Figure
Plate, Soup

Inscription

"[striding lion] / OREGON / CHINESE PORCELAINE / T.J. & J. MAYER / LONGPORT" (printed)

Associated Building

Fowler House Main House,

Maker

Mayer, Thomas, John, Jos (Maker)

Location of Origin

Longport, England, Staffordshire

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Eating Vessels

Dimensions

9 1/2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Fowler House Estate

Accession Number

1934.2985.4

Places

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