Platter

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1820-1830

GUSN

GUSN-3530

Description

This platter is transfer printed in dark blue with a central design of the Coat of Arms of Massachusetts encircled in an inner border of palmettes and an outer border of trumpet, flower, and vines. The platter is rectangular, with pierced corners and applied rope handles.

Details

Descriptive Terms

platters
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
coats of arms
heraldry
floral patterns
vines
Dish, ServingPlatterEarthenware
Tin Glazed
Transfer Printed
Coat-of-Arms
Vine
Heraldry
Trumpet Flower
Platter

Inscription

Printed on bottom: [eagle]

People and Organizations

Massachusetts

Maker

Mayer, Thomas (Maker)

Location of Origin

Stoke, England, Staffordshire

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels

Dimensions

7 1/2 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

In memory of Dr. and Mrs. Charles Harrington

Accession Number

1943.284