Salad plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1820-1840

GUSN

GUSN-36580

Description

Earthenware plate with green transfer-print border and central red transfer-print landscape in the "Caledonia" pattern. The pattern depicts a man in kilt and plumed hat blowing a horn while holding on rifle. Another man, raising his hat, and leaping stags are in the near distance, The border pattern is a repeating scene of Scottish hunters in kilts alternating with a scroll and flower figure.

Details

Descriptive Terms

salad plates
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
Dish, Eating
Plate, Food
Plate, Salad
Man
Mountain
Stag
Exultation
Plate, Salad

Inscription

"CALEDONIA [in frame with rifle hanging on buck's head]" (printed)
"ADAMS" (impressed)
"72" (handwritten)

Pattern

Caledonia

Maker

William Adams & Sons (Maker)

Location of Origin

Tunstall/Stoke, England, Staffordshire

Dimensions

7/8 (H), 8 3/4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Isaac Sprague

Accession Number

1934.443

Places

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