Plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1825-1850

GUSN

GUSN-3245

Description

The plate is of circular form with a dished rim and a slightly scalloped edge. It is printed in deep blue with a view of the Blenheim Castle, river with swans in the foreground, and a floral and foliate scroll border.

Details

Descriptive Terms

plates (dishes)
pearlware
transfer printing
castles (fortifications)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Cygnus (genus)
Pearlware
Transfer Printed
Blenheim
Castle
Swan
PLATE

Inscription

Printed on the bottom in a foliate scroll band saying: Blenheim. Inscribed at the same place is: Oxfordshire. Impressed on the bottom is an eagle with these words surrounding it: ADAMS/ WARRENTED/STAFFORDSHIRE .

Pattern

Blenheim

Associated Building

Subject Blenheim Castle,

People and Organizations

Blenheim Castle

Maker

Adams (Maker)

Location of Origin

England, Staffordshire

Dimensions

10.25 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1028