Platter

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1839-1846

GUSN

GUSN-38026

Description

Earthenware platter with brown transfer-print pattern "Neptune." Swirling fern border and central scene of ships in choppy seas; most prominent ship flies British flag.

Details

Descriptive Terms

platters
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
Dish, Serving
Platter
Fern
Ship
Ocean
Platter

Inscription

"Neptune / J. & G.A." (printed)

Pattern

Neptune

People and Organizations

Neptune

Maker

Alcock, John & George (Maker)

Location of Origin

Cobridge, England, Staffordshire

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels

Dimensions

1 1/8 x 10 3/4 x 12 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary C. Wheelright

Accession Number

1935.923

Places

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