Soup plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1843-1855

GUSN

GUSN-34568

Description

Earthenware soup plate with green transfer-print pattern "Etruscan Vases." Border pattern of twisted chain and cartouche with anthemion figure. Printed in plate center is a grouping of a candelabra, tazza, ewer, horned vase and amphora vase on shelf or table top.

Details

Descriptive Terms

soup plates
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
Dish, Eating
Plate, Food
Plate, Soup
Plate, Soup

Inscription

"[striding lion] / ETRUSCAN/ VASES.[in cartouche] / T & J. MAYER [in flowing banner] / LONGPORT" (printed)
"This plate belonged to / Aunt Mary W. Swett and / came to us when her house / was broken up. / Robert T. Jackson/ August 1896." (handwritten)

Pattern

Etruscan vases

Maker

Mayer, Thomas, John, Jos (Maker)

Location of Origin

Longport, England, Staffordshire

Dimensions

1 3/4 (H), 10 3/4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. Robert T. Jackson

Accession Number

1932.43

Places

Longport (Stoke-on-Trent, England, United Kingdom)