Dessert Plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1820-1830

GUSN

GUSN-3568

Description

Blue transfer-printed pearlware plate with a scalloped edge. A rope edge and floral border surrounds a central scene depicting Fonthill Abbey.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dessert plates
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
Dish, Eating
Plate, Food
Plate, Dessert
Plate, Dessert

Inscription

"Fonthill Abbey/ maker Wood. small view/ border grapevine/ 7 1/2 in. no 5/ Price $2.50" (Applied)

Associated Building

Subject Fonthill Abbey,

People and Organizations

Fonthill Abbey

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Maker

Enoch Wood & Sons (Maker)

Location of Origin

Burslem, England, Staffordshire

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Eating Vessels

Dimensions

3/4 (H), 7 1/2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Margaret R. Kimberley

Accession Number

1926.347