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

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

10.25 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1028