Soup Plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1820-1840

GUSN

GUSN-29195

Description

Blue transfer-printed pearlware soup plate with a scalloped edge. Molded bead-and-bar edge. Floral border surrounding the Capitol Building in Washington D.C.

Details

Descriptive Terms

soup plates
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
Dish, Eating
Plate, Food
Plate, Soup
Plate, Soup

Inscription

Printed on bottom: CAPITAL/WASHINGTON/RS Impressed on bottom: STEVENSON Paper label on bottom:""Bought at/Mrs. Russell's sale/Jan. 1898""

Associated Building

Subject The Capitol,

Maker

Stevenson, Ralph (Maker)

Location of Origin

Cobridge, England, Staffordshire

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Eating Vessels

Dimensions

1 5/8 (H), 10 1/8 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Charles I. Thayer

Accession Number

1920.652

Places

Washington (DC)