Cake Plates

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1880-1883

GUSN

GUSN-309977

Description

Two cake plates 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 rim, scalloped handles on rim with metallic gold leaves, body decorated with a transfer-printed and overpainted pattern of flowers and geometric designs in aqua, blues, yellow, brown and black. \n

Details

Descriptive Terms

cake plates (serving vessels)
Dish, Serving
Plate, Serving
Plate, Cake
Plate, Cake

Inscription

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

Maker

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

Dimensions

9 1/2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Sarah Moore Field Collection

Accession Number

1998.5905.111-.112

Places

North Andover (Essex county, Massachusetts)