Luncheon plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1862-1890

GUSN

GUSN-27427

Description

Earthenware plate with brown transfer-print pattern "American Marine." Border pattern of two alternating scenes of sailing and steam ships framed by rope. Central scene of three-masted, fully rigged schooner in choppy seas. Two small boats with passengers in foreground, lighthouse and other sailing ships in distance.

Details

Descriptive Terms

plates (dishes)
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
marine environments
Dish, Eating
Plate, Food
Plate, Luncheon
Medallion
Ship
People
Ocean
Lighthouse
Plate, Luncheon

Inscription

"AMERICAN MARINE/ G.L. & BROs / 18" (printed)

Pattern

American Marine

Maker

George L. Ashworth & Bros. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Hanley, England, Staffordshire

Dimensions

1 (H), 9 1/2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Grace Taylor

Accession Number

1917.241

Places

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