Saucer

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1830-1834

GUSN

GUSN-19784

Description

Part of green and white transfer printed tea set w/ teapot, covered sugar, 4 saucers, 2 tea cups and slop bowl; scalloped edges; teapot and sugar have fluted bodies; transfer printed scene w/ flowers in Grecian-type vase and buildings in background; mountain view in distance.

Details

Descriptive Terms

saucers (plates)
ironstone (pottery)
transfer printing
floral patterns
Ironstone
Transfer Printed
Bouquet
Alpine
SAUCER

Inscription

Stamped on bottom: ""Alpine/ WR/ Opaque China"" [see worksheet for drawing] This ""WR"" mark was in use from c.1830-1834.

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Ridgway, William (Maker)

Location of Origin

Shelton, England, Staffordshire

Dimensions

6.75 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.626.6

Reference Notes

Snyder, Jeffrey B.. Romantic Staffordshire Ceramics. [No Publisher].