Luncheon Plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1820-1830

GUSN

GUSN-30903

Description

Blue transfer-printed pearlware luncheon plate. Floral border surrounding a scene illustrating Benjamin Franklin's birthplace.

Details

Descriptive Terms

plates (dishes)
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
pearlware
Dish, Eating
Plate, Food
Plate, Luncheon
Plate, Luncheon

Label

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

Inscription

Impressed in bottom: WOOD

Maker

Enoch Wood & Son (Maker)

Location of Origin

Burslem, England; Burslem, England, Staffordshire

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Eating Vessels

Dimensions

7/8 (H), 9 1/8 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Margaret R. Kimberley

Accession Number

1926.360