Plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1820-1830

GUSN

GUSN-3522

Description

A blue transfer print pearlware plate with a scalloped edge and central scene of the Pilgrims landing at Plymouth surrounded by a border design consisting of ship medallions, eagles, and scrollwork.\n

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"
Paper label: "Pilgrim Fathers maker Wood No 12; condition, badly discolored size 6 1/2 inch flat $5.00"

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Maker

Enoch Wood & Sons (Maker)

Location of Origin

Burslem, England, Staffordshire

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Eating Vessels

Dimensions

1 2/8 (D), 8 3/8 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Samuel Cabot and Mrs. Henry Lyman

Accession Number

1936.769