Platter

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1828-1843

GUSN

GUSN-37634

Description

Earthenware platter with brown transfer-printed pattern "Geneva." Border pattern of scrolls and flowers. Central scene of women washing clothes from crude, covered dock with city visible in distance.

Details

Descriptive Terms

platters
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
Dish, Serving
Platter
Scrolling Border
Flower
Tree
Rock
Fence
Women
City
Mountain
Dock
Washing
Platter

Inscription

"GENEVA / W & C" (printed)
"16" (impressed)

Pattern

Geneva

Maker

Wood & Challinor (Maker)

Location of Origin

Tunstall, England, Staffordshire

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels

Dimensions

1 3/4 x 13 1/2 x 17 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary Watson

Accession Number

1935.94

Places

Tunstall (County of Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom)