Dinner plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1937

GUSN

GUSN-173392

Description

Souvenir porcelain dinner plate with brown enamel decoration with a central design of a clipper ship at sail. 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.\n

Details

Descriptive Terms

dinner plates
porcelain
souvenirs
Plate, Dinner

Inscription

"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 glaze mark within a circle)
"WITCHCRAFT. / BUILT BY PAUL CURTIS, CHELSEA, MASSACHUSETTS, 1850. / FOR ROGERS AND PICKMAN OF SALEM. / CAPTAINS, ROGERS, FREEMAN. / LENGTH 193, BREADTH 39-6, DEPTH 22 / TONNAGE 1310, MAIN YARD 78. / NEW YORK - SAN FRANCISCO, 97 DAYS. / BEST REPORTED DAY'S RUN 340 MILES. / WRECKED NEAR HATTERAS 1861" (Brown glaze inscription on back)
"WITCHCRAFT" (Brown glaze inscription within a furled banner)
"WEDGWOOD" (impressed)
"WF88" (impressed)

Pattern

AMERICAN CLIPPER SHIP

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Related Items

Title Souvenir dinner plate Accession Number 2006.44.1933.1

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

2006.44.1933.2

Places

England (United Kingdom) [country]