Plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1878

GUSN

GUSN-33777

Description

Porcelain plate with hand-painted seascape of a ship at sunset. Wide black border.

Details

Descriptive Terms

plates (dishes)
hand-painted
porcelain
Knickknack
Plate, Decorative
Plate, Decorative

Label

In exhibit "One Woman's Work: The Visual Art of Celia Thaxter" at the Portsmouth Athenaeum June 29- September 29, 2001, at SPNEA's One Bowdoin Square Gallery October 2001- April 2002, and at Museum of New Hampshire History May- September 2002.

Inscription

"Celia Thaxter/ 1878" (Painted in black)

Maker

Thaxter, Celia, 1835-1894 (Painter)

Location of Origin

Isles of Shoals, ME, USA

Object Type

Household Accessories; Decorative Furnishings

Dimensions

3/4 (H), 6 3/4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George S. Hobbs

Accession Number

1931.564

Places

Appledore Island (York county, Maine) [island]