Platter

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1830-1850

GUSN

GUSN-34879

Description

Earthenware platter with molded scallop and bead rim. Black transfer-printed border pattern of scrolls, flowers and various patterned grounds. In the platter's center, a landscape with pastoral landscape in foreground, river and cityscape in the distance. Six men are in a rowboat on the river.

Details

Descriptive Terms

platters
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
molding (forming)
floral patterns
landscapes (representations)
Dish, Serving
Platter
Scrolling Border
Flower
Rowboat
Men
City
Cathedral Spire
Tree
Platter

Inscription

"15" (printed)
[diamond] (impressed)

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels

Dimensions

1 1/4 x 12 1/2 x 16 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. Louis F. Stone

Accession Number

1932.496