Luncheon plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1832-1835

GUSN

GUSN-37199

Description

Earthenware plate with scalloped rim and red transfer-print pattern "Millenium." Fruit, flower and bundles of wheat surround central image of angel with animals [peaceable kingdom] and the words "PEACE ON EARTH." Above the scene is the tearing eye of God and Bible opened TO Isaiah, Ch.XIVI. A praying figure and the words "Give us this day our daily Bread" is below the scene.

Details

Descriptive Terms

plates (dishes)
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Bible stories
floral patterns
Dish, Eating
Plate, Food
Plate, Luncheon
God
Bible
Cow
Leopard
Wolf
Sheep
Lion
Goat
Angel
Plate, Luncheon

Inscription

"ISAIAH ChXIVI / PEACE ON EARTH / Give us this day or daily Bread" (printed)
"MILLENIUM" (printed)
[flower head] (impressed)

Pattern

Millenium

Additional Identification Number

14.1927

Maker

Stevenson, Ralph, Ralph Stevenson & Son (Maker)

Location of Origin

England

Dimensions

1 1/8 (H), 9 1/4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Alice A. Stevens

Accession Number

1934.2210

Places

County of Staffordshire (England, United Kingdom) [county]

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