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

Object Type

Food Service T&E

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