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

Object Type

Food Service T&E

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].