Dinner plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1845-1855

GUSN

GUSN-36571

Description

Earthenware plate with mulberry-colored "Abbey Ruin" pattern depicting rural landscape with Gothic ruins and grazing cows. Border of floral sprays alternating with and trophy grouping of flowers, fruit, a framed portrait and coffee pot on solid background.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dinner plates
dishes (vessels)
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
floral patterns
Gothic Revival
Dish, Eating
Plate, Food
Plate, Dinner
Spray
Ruins
Cow
Plate, Dinner

Inscription

"[striding lion] / ABBEY/ RUINS [in scroll cartouche] / T. & J. MAYER . LONGPORT" (printed)

Pattern

Abbey Ruins

Maker

Mayer, Thomas, John, Jos (Maker)

Location of Origin

Longport, England, Staffordshire

Dimensions

1 (H), 9 1/2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Isaac Sprague

Accession Number

1934.429

Places

Longport (Stoke-on-Trent, England, United Kingdom)

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