Plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1819-1836

GUSN

GUSN-29213

Description

Blue transfer printed pearlware plate with a scalloped edge. Central design depicts a rural fishing scene, flanked by figures representing America and Independence. Inner border has a floral motif. The outer border has a scroll motif with state names inscribed on the scrolls.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

Impressed on bottom: CLEWS WARRANTED STAFFORDSHIRE

Maker

Clews, James & Ralph (Maker)

Location of Origin

Cobridge, England, Staffordshire

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Eating Vessels

Dimensions

3/4 (H), 6 1/2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Charles I. Thayer

Accession Number

1920.690