Plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1890-1910

GUSN

GUSN-3512

Description

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

Details

Descriptive Terms

plates (dishes)
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
foliation (pattern)
floral patterns
Dish, Eating
Plate, Food
Plate, Food

Inscription

"MARTHA CUSTIS / WIFE OF GEORGE WASHINGTON WEDGWOOD / ETRURIA / ENGLAND"

Associated Person

Washington, Martha, 1732-1802

Maker

Wedgwood (Maker)

Location of Origin

Etruria, England

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

1931.154