Plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1820-1830

GUSN

GUSN-30901

Description

A blue transfer print pearlware plate with a scalloped edge. The center is adorned by a scene of the Pilgrims landing at Plymouth surrounded by a border of medallions, inscriptions, eagles, and scrollwork.

Details

Descriptive Terms

plates (dishes)
earthenware
transfer printing
Dish, Eating
Plate, Food
Earthenware
Plate, Food

Label

One of many views related to the early United States and its history that appear in the online exhibit "Patriotic America." Several scenes quite similar to this one appear throughout New England, most produced on or near 1820, the 200th anniversary of the landing.

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Eating Vessels

Dimensions

3/4 (D), 6 1/2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Margaret R. Kimberley

Accession Number

1926.352