Dinner plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1830-1850

GUSN

GUSN-40483

Description

Earthenware plate with brown transfer-printed pattern "Chinese Pastime" depicting two children in Asian dress fishing beside a stream with exotic flowers, pagoda and bridge in background. Border pattern of scrolls, floral sprays and florettes.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dinner plates
transfer printing
earthenware
glazing (coating)
floral patterns
Chinoiserie
Fishing
Scrolling Border
Children
Man
Temple
Spray
Plate, Dinner

Inscription

"Chinese / pastime" [in scroll cartouche with two figures seated on scrolls] (printed)
[simple petaled flower] (impressed)

Pattern

Chinese Pastime

Additional Identification Number

1940.229A

Maker

Davenport (Maker)

Location of Origin

Longport, England, Staffordshire

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

1 1/8 (H), 10 1/2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Alexander Pease

Accession Number

1940.229.1

Places

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