Dinner Plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1870-1900

GUSN

GUSN-175263

Description

Earthenware plate with brown transfer-printed pattern "Oriental" depicting four figures, one riding a camel, walking beside a river surrounded by exotic foliage. Exotic temples in background. Rim pattern of cartouches framing exotic buildings or floral spray on brown ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

plates (dishes)
dinner plates
earthenware
transfer printing
glazing (coating)
Chinoiserie
landscapes (representations)
Dish, Eating
Plate, Food
Plate, Dinner
Plate, Dinner

Inscription

"[urn, willow and beahive] / ORIENTAL [on platform] / W.R." (printed)
"2" (stamped)

Pattern

Oriental

Maker

Ridgways (Manufacturer)

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Eating Vessels

Dimensions

1 (H), 10 3/8 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Eleanor Fayerweather

Accession Number

1993.608

Reference Notes

Page 28 has illustration of mark

Places

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