Plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1820-1830

GUSN

GUSN-29194

Description

A blue transfer print pearlware plate with a slightly scalloped edge. The central design depicts the dam and waterworks at Fair Mount and its outer border consists of flowers, eagles, and scrolls.

Details

Descriptive Terms

plates (dishes)
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
floral patterns
scrolls (motifs)
Dish, Eating
Plate, Food
Earthenware
Tin Glazed
Transfer Printed
Eagle
Scroll
Flower
Tree
Classical Figure
Dam
Plate, Food

Label

One of many views related to the early United States and its history that appear in the online exhibit "Patriotic America."

Inscription

Printed on bottom: Fair Mount/near/ Philadelphia. Impressed in bottom: [symbol] Paper label: Schuylkill River and Dam/Lemon Hill Mansion, residence of Henry Pratt Fairmount Park. (Joseph Stubbs)

Associated Person

Pratt, Henry
Dam, The
Waterworks, The

Associated Building

Subject Fair Mount,

Additional Identification Number

1920.646 A

People and Organizations

Fair Mount

Pratt, Henry
Dam, The
Waterworks, The

Maker

Stubbs, Joseph (Designer)
Dale Hall Works (Maker)

Location of Origin

Burslem, England, Staffordshire

Dimensions

10 1/8 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Charles I. Thayer

Accession Number

1920.646

Date

1820-1830 (After)