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.),

Maker

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

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]

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