Dinner plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1830-1860

GUSN

GUSN-16025

Description

Earthenware plate with blue transfer-printed pattern "Berry" depicting naturalistic berries on branches with leaves and prickers. Also a bee or butterfly.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dinner plates
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
floral patterns
flow blue (ceramic glaze)
foliation (pattern)
Dish, Eating
Plate, Food
Plate, Dinner
Vine
Leaves
Sprig
Bee
Berry
Plate, Dinner

Inscription

"BERRY/ WR" (Painted)
"Mrs. H.H. Giberts/ Great-grandmother's/ (Mrs. Ebenezer Young)/ dinner plate" and "May Peck Turnbull/ My grandmother/ Mrs. Ebenezer Young's/ dinner plate" (two handwritten labels)

Pattern

Berry

Maker

Possibly Ridgway, William (Maker)

Location of Origin

Shelton / Hanley, England, Staffordshire

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Eating Vessels

Dimensions

9 1/2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Huntly H. Gilbert

Accession Number

1963.333

Places

Probably County of Staffordshire (England, United Kingdom) [county]