Plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1750-1760

GUSN

GUSN-2161

Description

Creamware plate molded with foliate edge, incised double-line definition and raised "rice grain" decoration around the rim, with overall mottled/sponged brown lead glaze with green splashes, of Whieldon-Wedgwood type (tortoiseshell ware).

Details

Descriptive Terms

plates (dishes)
glazing (coating)
molding (forming)
ceramic (material)
ceramic (material)
tortoise shell
creamware
Molded
Ceramic
Creamware
PLATE

Inscription

Fabric tape label on reverse: ""LITTLE"".

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

9.75 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.171

Places

England (United Kingdom) [country]