Platter

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1825-1843

GUSN

GUSN-40135

Description

Oblong, octagon-shaped earthenware platter with black transfer-printed pattern "Gentlemens Cabin." Pattern depicts a scene of five men and a boy in a wood paneled ship's cabin. Two of the men sit at a table set with a meal. The scene is framed by scroll cartouche.

Details

Descriptive Terms

platters
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
Dish, Serving
Platter
Men
Cabin
Table
Platter

Inscription

"BOSTON MAILS / [imate of steamship] (printed)

Pattern

Gentlemens Cabin

People and Organizations

Cunard Line, ltd.

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Maker

James & Thomas Edwards (Maker)

Location of Origin

Burslem, England, Staffordshire

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels

Dimensions

1 x 9 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Albion D. Wilde

Accession Number

1939.44

Places

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