Luncheon Plates

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1880-1883

GUSN

GUSN-309906

Description

Luncheon plates part of "Hampden" pattern dinner service for twelve designed by Christopher Dresser and produced by the Old Hall Earthenware Company, England. The plates are light cream-colored with aqua rims, decorated with a transfer-printed and overpainted pattern of flowers and geometric designs in aqua, blues, yellow, brown and black.

Details

Descriptive Terms

plates (dishes)
ceramics (objects)
floral patterns
Anglo-Japanese
Dish, Eating
Plate, Food
Plate, Luncheon
Plate, Luncheon

Inscription

"HAMPDEN / OLD HALL / ENGLAND / E'WARE CO / (L)" (printed)

Pattern

Hampden

Maker

Dresser, Christopher (Designer)
Old Hall Earthenware Co. Ltd. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Hanley, English

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Eating Vessels

Dimensions

1 1/2 (H), 9 3/4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Sarah Moore Field Collection

Accession Number

1998.5905.59-.70

Places

North Andover (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Hanley (Stoke-on-Trent, England, United Kingdom)