Dinner plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1937

GUSN

GUSN-173384

Description

Souvenir porcelain dinner plate with brown enamel decoration with a central design of a clipper ship at sail with a small dinghy with two people in the foreground. Surrounded by a border of triangles, diamonds and a fleur de lis and an outer double rope border with a figure-eight knot at top.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dinner plates
porcelain
souvenirs
Plate, Dinner

Inscription

"WEDWOOD" (impressed)
"WF88" (impressed)
"NEW YORK / SOLE IMPORTERS / JONES McDUFFEE & STRATON Co / BOSTON / WEDGWOOD / ETRURIA / ENGLAND. / HONG KONG / THE AMERICAN CLIPPER SHIP PLATES / SAN FRANCISCO / A C / GEORGE C. WALES / des.et del. 1937 / BOSTON." (Brown enamel all within a circle)
"GAME COCK. / DESIGNED BY SAMUEL POOK. BOSTON. / AND BUILT BY SAMUEL HALL, EAST BOSTON, 1850. / FOR DANIEL C. BACON, BOSTON. / CAPTAINS: HOLLIS, JAYNE (AND OTHERS). LENGTH 190-6, BREADTH 40, DEPTH 22, TONNAGE 1392, MAIN YARD 80. / SAN FRANCISCO, HONG KONG, UNDER 36 DAYS. / EQUATOR-SAN FRANCISCO, 16 DAYS. / BEST REPORTED DAY'S RUN 342 MILES. / CONDEMMED AT CAPE OF GOOD HOPE 1880." (Brown glaze inscription)
"GAME COCK" (Brown glaze inscription within banner)

Pattern

AMERICAN CLIPPER SHIP

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Related Items

Title Souvenir dinner plate Accession Number 2006.44.1933.2

Maker

Wedgwood (Manufacturer)
Jones, McDuffee, & Stratton (Importer)
Wales, George Canning, 1868-1940 (Artist)

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

3/4 (H), 9 1/8 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.1933.1

Places

England (United Kingdom) [country]