Dessert plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1873-1879

GUSN

GUSN-27405

Description

Ironstone plate with blacktransfer-printed pattern "Medina." Border pattern of two alternating marine port scenes in scroll cartouches separated by hanging floral sprays on striped ground. Central scene of garden with river running through it. Fountain and lounging figures in the foreground, domed buildings and towers in distance.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dessert plates
earthenware
glazing (coating)
ironstone (pottery)
transfer printing
floral patterns
landscapes (representations)
Dish, Eating
Plate, Food
Plate, Dessert
Spray
Garden
Fountain
Classical Figure
Onion Dome
Tower
Gazebo
River
Plate, Dessert

Inscription

"MEDINA / J.E. & Co / 4" (printed)
"P" (impressed)
"Hoyt / Henton[?] N.H." (handwritten)

Pattern

Medina

Maker

Edwards, John, 1847-1900 (Maker)

Location of Origin

Fenton, England

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Eating Vessels

Dimensions

1 (H), 7 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of William W. Taylor

Accession Number

1917.197

Places

Fenton (Stoke-on-Trent, England, United Kingdom)