Serving Dish

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1832-1835

GUSN

GUSN-30868

Description

Rectangular, molded earthenware serving dish with foot, handles and scalloped edge. Green transfer-print pattern "Cologne" featuring a central landscape scene with a castle framed by trees beside a river with mountains in the background. The scene and the foot are surrounded by a band of diamonds and shamrock figures. There is an inner border of floral sprays and columns of peacock feathers. Landscape scenes similar to the center scene repeat around the outside of the dish. Manufactured By Ralph Stevenson and Son, Cobridge, England.

Details

Descriptive Terms

compotes
serving dishes
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
molding (forming)
castles (fortifications)
feather (material)
floral patterns
mountains
rivers
Dish, Serving
Cologne
Castle
River
Mountain
Dish, Serving

Inscription

"COLOGNE/ R.S. & S." ("Cologne" printed on a rock surrounded by grasses, trees, foliage. Initials printed below.)

Maker

Ralph Stevenson & Son (Maker)

Location of Origin

Cobridge, England, Staffordshire

Dimensions

3 1/4 x 11 x 8 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of William Sumner Appleton

Accession Number

1926.212

Places

Cologne (Köln district, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany)