Sauce Dish Tray

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1815-1830

GUSN

GUSN-174956

Description

Large, diamond-shaped, earthenware tray with blue transfer-printed pastoral scene. Scene depicts men in small boats on a calm river. A wooden bridge and thatched-roof cottage is in the mid-ground and fields with sheep and the tower of a building in the distance. Floral borders on raised interior and exterior sides of the tray. Four small dishes with handles fit inside the tray (see 1993.597.2-.5).

Details

Descriptive Terms

sauce dishes
earthenware
transfer printing
pearlware
pastoral
flowers (plants)
Tray, Food Service
Tray, Food Service

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

1 1/2 x 9 x 11 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Eleanor Fayerweather

Accession Number

1993.597.1

Places

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