Dinner Plates

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1880-1883

GUSN

GUSN-245595

Description

Dinner plates part of "Hampden" pattern dinner service for twelve designed by Christopher Dresser and produced by the Old Hall Earthenware Company, England. The plates are light cream-colored with aqua rims, decorated with a transfer-printed and overpainted pattern of flowers and geometric designs in aqua, blues, yellow, brown and black.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dinner plates
ceramic (material)
floral patterns
Anglo-Japanese
Dish, Eating
Plate, Food
Plate, Dinner
Plate, Dinner

Inscription

"HAMPDEN / OLD HALL / ENGLAND / E'WARE CO / (L)" (Printed in black on base of some pieces)

Pattern

Hampden

Maker

Dresser, Christopher (Designer)
Old Hall Earthenware Co. Ltd. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Hanley, England

Dimensions

10 1/2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Sarah Moore Field Collection

Accession Number

1998.5905.1-.18

Date

1880-1883 (Date attribution based on 1884 change in mark registration)

Places

North Andover (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Hanley (Stoke-on-Trent, England, United Kingdom)