Souvenir dish

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1890-1900

GUSN

GUSN-18802

Description

White porcelain dish w/ scene of deer looking at hunters; "SOUVENIR, WISCASSET, MAINE"; picture titled "Surprise"; dish has gilded band around edge and center; deer at a stream at the edge of woods.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dishes (vessels)
porcelain
glazing (coating)
painting (coating)
ironstone (pottery)
tin (metal)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
deers
hunting
hunters (people)
pastoral
souvenirs
Torah
Porcelain
Painted
Tin Glazed
Deer
Huntsmen
Souvenir
Hunting
Pastoral
DISH

Inscription

On bottom: ""SEMIPORCELAIN/ H Co"" [w/ cross-bow and arrow]--see worksheet for drawing. The mark was only used before 1900.

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Harker Pottery (Maker)

Location of Origin

OH, USA

Dimensions

6.25 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.1461

Places

Ohio (United States)
Maine (United States)