Dessert Plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1820-1830

GUSN

GUSN-30902

Description

A blue transfer print pearlware dessert plate. The central design depicts the Capitol Building, which is bordered by an aquatic motif.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dessert plates
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
Dish, Eating
Plate, Food
Plate, Dessert
Earthenware
Tin Glazed
Transfer Printed
Shell
Cow
Classical Figure
Tree
Plate, Dessert

Label

One of many views related to the early United States and its history that appear in the online exhibit "Patriotic America."

Inscription

THE CAPITOL/WASHINGTON Impressed in bottom: E WOOD & SONS BURSLEM WARRANTED SEMICHINA Printed on paper label on bottom: ""Capitol Washington maker Wood border shells No.22 condition proof size 7 1/2 inch flat $18.00

Associated Building

Subject The Capitol,

Maker

Enoch Wood & Sons (Maker)

Location of Origin

Burslem, England, Staffordshire

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Eating Vessels

Dimensions

3/4 (D), 7 1/2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Margaret R. Kimberley

Accession Number

1926.358