Dinner plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1814-1832

GUSN

GUSN-24902

Description

Molded, white clay body w/ blue pearl glaze. Three stilt marks on front and back. Circular plate form w/ dished rim, pronounced cavetto and deep well. Underglaze blue transfer printed decoration from series "Oriental Scenery/ Mahomedan Mosque & Tomb/ I. Hall" (Marked in blue). Central scene of middle-eastern mosque w/ camel in foreground. Rim w/ elaborate naturalistic floral and fruit border flanked by a small leaf and Gothic "keyhole" secondary border.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dinner plates
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
tin (metal)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Camelus (genus)
mosques (buildings)
landscapes (representations)
Asian
Tin Glazed
Mosque
Transfer Printed
Camel
Oriental Scenery
PLATE, DINNER

Inscription

See description.

Associated Building

Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.),

People and Organizations

Mahomedan Mosque & Tomb

Maker

Hall & Sons, John (Maker)

Location of Origin

Burslem, England, Staffordshire

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

9.875 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

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

Accession Number

1985.173