Soup Plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1830-1840

GUSN

GUSN-30915

Description

A blue transfer print pearlware soup plate. It has a fruit and floral border surrounding a central scene of the Baltimore Courthouse.

Details

Descriptive Terms

soup plates
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
floral patterns
Dish, Eating
Plate, Food
Plate, Soup
Earthenware
Transfer Printed
Tin Glazed
Justice
Architecture
Fruit
Flower
Classical Figure
Plate, Soup

Label

One of many views related to the early United States and its history that appear in the online exhibit "Patriotic America."This plate depicts the old Baltimore Court House. The court house was designed by George Milliman and erected in 1808. It was torn down near the end of that century.

Inscription

COURT HOUSE/ BALTIMORE

Associated Building

Subject Courthouse,

People and Organizations

Courthouse

Related Items

Title Soup plate Accession Number 1934.444

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England, Staffordshire

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Eating Vessels

Dimensions

1 1/4 (D), 8 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Margaret R. Kimberley

Accession Number

1926.388