Souvenir Plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1876

GUSN

GUSN-29232

Description

Ironstone plate with black border of twisted rope and sprays of flowers with gargoyles. Centeral scene of ship jettesoning boxes of tea into Boston Harbor (Boston Tea Party).

Details

Descriptive Terms

plates (dishes)
souvenirs
commemoratives
earthenware
glazing (coating)
ironstone (pottery)
overglazing
transfer printing
decals
historic landscapes
commemoratives
Knickknack
Plate, Decorative
Rope
Flower
Gargoyle
Ship
Tea
Harbor
Plate, Decorative

Inscription

"[British Royal seal] / IRONSTONE CHINA / I. DAVIS" (stamped)
"BOSTON HARBOR / TEA THROWN OVERBOARD" (printed)

People and Organizations

Boston Harbor

Associated Events

Boston Tea Party

Maker

Davis, Isaac (Maker)

Location of Origin

Trenton, NJ, USA

Object Type

Household Accessories; Decorative Furnishings

Dimensions

3/4 (H), 8 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. Francis Bigelow

Accession Number

1920.736

Date

1876 (Circa)

Places

Trenton (Mercer county, New Jersey)