Dinner plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1834-1859

GUSN

GUSN-305884

Description

Earthenware plate with scalloped rim and red transfer-printed pattern "Olympia." Print depicts two men on horseback and a third standing nearby, all dressed in traditional Greek military uniforms (Evzones). Behind the men is a large monument with urn and a gate topped with a striding buck. In the distance are sailing vessels on a waterway and mountains. The border consists of a chevron background with alternating small cartouches, depicting a sailing vessel, and large cartouches, with varying scenes of birds with fruit and urns.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dinner plates
earthenware
transfer printing
glazing (coating)
landscapes (representations)
Dish, Eating
Plate, Food
Plate, Dinner
Plate, Dinner

Inscription

"OLYMPIA. / P. W. & Co." [in cartouche] (printed)

Pattern

Olympia

Maker

Podmore, Walker & Co. (Maker)

Location of Origin

England

Dimensions

1 1/4 (H), 10 1/2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of the Estate of C. Spaulding Prime

Accession Number

1993.448

Places

Tunstall (County of Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom)

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