Tortoiseshell Glazed Plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1750-1799

GUSN

GUSN-2396

Description

Redware plate, smallish in size; uneven scalloped edge, pared from the reverse; overall orange glaze with dark manganese splotches in a tortoiseshell design.

Details

Descriptive Terms

plates (dishes)
glazing (coating)
lead glaze
molding (forming)
redware
scalloping
Redware
Molded
Scalloped
Lead Glazed
Tortoise Shell
Plate

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

8 1/2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.419