Four Graduated Platters

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1880-1883

GUSN

GUSN-309968

Description

Four graduated, rectangular serving trays. Part of a "Hampden" pattern dinner service for twelve. Designed by Christopher Dresser and produced by the Old Hall Earthenware Company, England. Light cream-colored body with aqua trim, decorated with a transfer-printed and overpainted pattern of flowers and geometric designs in aqua, blues, yellow, brown and black.

Details

Descriptive Terms

platters
ceramic (material)
floral patterns
Anglo-Japanese
Dish, Serving
Platter
Platter

Inscription

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

Pattern

Hampden

Maker

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

Location of Origin

Hanley, England

Dimensions

1 1/2 x 14 x 10 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Sarah Moore Field Collection

Accession Number

1998.5905.92-.95

Places

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