Plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1890-1910

GUSN

GUSN-33836

Description

A blue transfer print pearlware plate. The central design is a portrait of George Washington, which is bordered by a floral motif.

Details

Descriptive Terms

plates (dishes)
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
foliation (pattern)
floral patterns
Dish, Eating
Plate, Food
Earthenware
Tin Glazed
Transfer Printed
Colonial Revival
Rose
Leaf
Plate, Food

Inscription

"GEORGE WASHINGTON / 1732-1799/ "Soldier and states, rarest union/ High-poised of great duties done."/ James Russell Lowell/ "America has furnished to the world the character/ of Washington. And if our American/ institutions had done nothing else,/ that alone would have entitled them/ the the respect of mankind!"/ Daniel Webster at the Completion of the Bunker Hill Monument/ WEDGWOOD/ ETRURIA/ ENGLAND

Associated Person

Washington, George, 1732-1799

Maker

Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852 (Author)
Lowell, James Russell, 1819-1891 (Author)
Wedgwood (Manufacturer)
Jones, McDuffee, & Stratton (Importer)

Location of Origin

USA; Cambridge, MA, USA; Etruria, England

Dimensions

3/4 (D), 9 1/8 (diameter) (inches)

Accession Number

1931.153

Places

Massachusetts (United States)