Plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1820-1830

GUSN

GUSN-3521

Description

A blue transfer print pearlware plate with a scalloped edge. The central scene depicts the Pilgrims landing at Plymouth which is surrounded by a border of ship medallions, eagles, and scrollwork.

Details

Descriptive Terms

plates (dishes)
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
tin (metal)
pilgrims (people)
ships
Dish, Eating
Plate, Food
Earthenware
Tin Glazed
Transfer Printed
Pilgrims
Mayflower
Medallion
Ship
Plate, Food

Label

One of many views related to the early United States and its history that appear in the online exhibit "Patriotic America." Several scenes quite similar to this one appear throughout New England, most produced on or near 1820, the 200th anniversary of the landing.

Inscription

Impressed on bottom: ENOCH WOOD & SONS/BURSLEM

Associated Building

Subject Mayflower,

People and Organizations

Pilgrims
Mayflower

Maker

Enoch Wood & Sons (Maker)

Location of Origin

Burslem, England, Staffordshire

Dimensions

7/8 (D), 8 3/8 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

In memory of Dr. and Mrs. Charles Harrington

Accession Number

1943.297

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