Luncheon plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1834-1859

GUSN

GUSN-30395

Description

Earthenware plate with blue-gray transfer-printed pattern "Venus" with select elements overglazed in red and green. Border of scrolls on horizontal striped ground. Central scene of canal framed by green arching trees with figures on left bank and large urn on right. Swans swim in the foreground, large building or temple and mountains in distance.

Details

Descriptive Terms

plates (dishes)
earthenware
ironstone (pottery)
overglazing
transfer printing
hand-painted
scrollwork
landscapes (representations)
Dish, Eating
Plate, Food
Plate, Luncheon
Scrolling Border
Canal
Tree
Classical Figure
Swan
Urn
Unidentified Building
Ruins
Mountain
Plate, Luncheon

Inscription

"PEARL STONE WARE/ VENUS/ P.W. & Co" (printed)

Pattern

Venus

Related Items

Title Small bowl Accession Number 1931.165
Title Dessert plate Accession Number 1958.159
Title Platter Accession Number 1958.513

Maker

Podmore, Walker & Co. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Tunstall, England

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Eating Vessels

Dimensions

1 1/4 (H), 9 3/4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of William Sumner Appleton

Accession Number

1924.749

Places

Tamworth (Carroll county, New Hampshire)
Waltham (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Tunstall (County of Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom)