Plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1820-1830

GUSN

GUSN-29200

Description

A blue transfer print pearlware plate. It has a border of flowers and fruit that surrounds a central scene of the dam and waterworks in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Details

Descriptive Terms

plates (dishes)
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
floral patterns
Dish, Eating
Plate, Food
Earthenware
Tin Glazed
Transfer Printed
Fruit
Flower
Steamboat
Dam
Plate, Food

Inscription

Printed on bottom: THE DAM/AND/WATERWORKS./ PHILADELPHIA

Associated Person

Dam, The
Waterworks, The

Associated Building

Subject The Dam,

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England, Staffordshire

Dimensions

15/16 (D), 10 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Charles I. Thayer

Accession Number

1920.664

Date

1820-1830 (After)

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