Dinner plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1830-1850

GUSN

GUSN-24890

Description

White clay body with pearl glaze; circular form with narrow rim; lobed edge; slightly dished. Shallow circular well. Underglaze blue transfer printed decoration in early "Willow" pattern featuring birds at left, Chinese/ Middle Eastern style temples, houses, and figures and a fence featuring the Union Jack. Scroll cavetto border. Rim border floral leafy motifs, quartered by thistle, rose and crown.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dinner plates
ceramic (material)
transfer printing
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Aves (class)
fences
houses
temples (buildings)
willow (wood)
Willow
Bird
Temple
House
Fence
Transfer Printed
Unidentified Ceramic
PLATE, DINNER

Associated Building

Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

9 3/4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman

Accession Number

1985.164