Plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1850-1880

GUSN

GUSN-26840

Description

Lead-glazed redware plate with flat narrow rim; yello scraffito and slip decoration of a hen and rooster, flowers, adn a butterfly. Inscribed around rim.

Details

Descriptive Terms

plates (dishes)
redware
slip glaze
sgraffito (technique)
Hen
Plate

Inscription

"ABSALOM BIXLER. TO HIS WIFE. SARAH / 1824" (impressed)

Associated Person

Bixler, Sarah

Associated Building

Original to Beauport, Sleeper-McCann House (Gloucester, Mass.),

Maker

Attributed to Bixler, Absalom
Attributed to Bixler, David

Dimensions

1 3/4 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Constance McCann Betts, Helena Woolworth Guest and Frasier W. McCann

Accession Number

1942.3662

Places

Pennsylvania (United States)
Lancaster (Lancaster county, Pennsylvania)