Platter

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1834-1854

GUSN

GUSN-34296

Description

Earthenware platter with feet and gravy well produced by William Ridgeway and Company. Brown transfer-print pattern "Marmora" features scene of small boats on a river with exotic, dome-roofed buildings. Border is printed with three repeating scenes of exotic boats and buildings framed by trellis and flower pattern.

Details

Descriptive Terms

platters
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
molding (forming)
buildings (structures)
fishing vessels
floral patterns
gazebos
rivers
Dish, Serving
Platter
Marmora
Flower
Trellis
Platter

Inscription

"[urn with classical figures and anchor] / W.R. & Co/ MARMORA [in banner]" (printed)

Maker

William Ridgway & Co. (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Shelton and Hanley, England, Staffordshire

Dimensions

2 3/4 x 18 x 15 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ida F. Robbins

Accession Number

1931.1457

Places

County of Staffordshire (England, United Kingdom) [county]