Small Rectangular Plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1880-1883

GUSN

GUSN-309998

Description

Three small rectangular 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)
ceramic (material)
floral patterns
Anglo-Japanese
Dish, EatingPlate, FoodPlate, Food

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, England

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Eating Vessels

Dimensions

1 1/4 x 7 1/2 x 4 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Sarah Moore Field Collection

Accession Number

1998.5905.121-.123

Places

North Andover (Essex county, Massachusetts)