Plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1819-1846

GUSN

GUSN-19801

Description

Molded blue and white transfer printed Staffordshire plate w/ English cathedral; marked on bottom: "English Cities/ Worcester"; scrolled floral design on surround; scene also contains boat in water, ducks and distant figures; semi-scalloped edge.

Details

Descriptive Terms

plates (dishes)
earthenware
molding (forming)
transfer printing
cathedrals (buildings)
scrolls (motifs)
floral patterns
Earthenware
Molded
Transfer Printed
Floral Scroll
Cathedral
PLATE

Inscription

Stamped on bottom: ""E W & S"" [w/ picture of scrolled paper, scepter and shield(?)] Pencilled adhesive on bottom: ""The 4th set by ? ?--of Eng. cities--made around 1820--""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Enoch Wood & Sons (Maker)

Location of Origin

Burslem, England, Staffordshire

Dimensions

10.5 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.641

Reference Notes

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