Platter

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1860-1880

GUSN

GUSN-21819

Description

Oval platter with pink floral medallions alternating with rope and bead swags with floral pendants. Painted orange, green and gilt beaded edge. Ironstone. Part of a W. Davenport & Company dinner service.

Details

Descriptive Terms

platters
ironstone (pottery)
glazing (coating)
painting (coating)
Dish, Serving
Platter
Ironstone
Painted
Platter

Inscription

Stamped on bottom: ""DAVENPORT/ JEWEL"" Imprinted on bottom: ""8/ DAVENPORT/ OPAQUE CHINA"" [w/ anchor]

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

W. Davenport & Company (Maker)

Location of Origin

Longport, England, Staffordshire

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels

Dimensions

14 1/2 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.697.1