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

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

9.75 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.171

Places

England (United Kingdom) [country]