Luncheon plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1843-1855

GUSN

GUSN-306330

Description

Earthenware plate with brown transfer-printed pattern "Garden Scenery" depicting couple beside a river with child and dog. Nearby is a rustic twig shelter and fence. Large Gothic structure on far shore. Border pattern of sprigs on circular swirl background.

Details

Descriptive Terms

plates (dishes)
earthenware
transfer printing
glazing (coating)
molding (forming)
Dish, EatingPlate, FoodPlate, LuncheonPlate, Luncheon

Inscription

"[striding lion] / GARDEN SCENERY [on shelf] / T.J & J MAYER / Longport" (printed)
[starbust] / "B" (impressed)

Pattern

Garden Scenery

Associated Building

Original To Parson Smith House - Main House (South Windham, Me.),

Maker

Mayer, Thomas, John, Jos (Maker)

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Eating Vessels

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

1953.149

Places

Longport (Stoke-on-Trent, England, United Kingdom)