Dinner plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1840-1870

GUSN

GUSN-24903

Description

Molded white clay body w/ colorless glaze. Stilt marks on front and back. Circular plate form w/ slightly shaped edge, wide dished rim, pronounced cavetto and deep well. Incised foot rings. Underglaze blue transfer printed decoration from pattern "Italian Buildings/ R. Hall" (marked in blue). Features central reserve of romanticized garden w/ urns and two women picking flowers; spearhead border. Rim w/ elaborate floral bouquets, sprigs, swags n three repeats.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dinner plates
earthenware
transfer printing
gardens
Italian
buildings (structures)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
women (female humans)
Italian Buildings
Earthenware
Transfer Printed
Garden
Women
PLATE, DINNER

Inscription

See description.

Associated Building

Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Hall, Ralph (Maker)

Location of Origin

Tunstall, England, Staffordshire

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

10.25 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

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

Accession Number

1985.174

Reference Notes

Snyder, Jeffrey B.. Romantic Staffordshire Ceramics. [No Publisher].