Platter

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1830-1850

GUSN

GUSN-40485

Description

Earthenware platter with scalloped rim and purple transfer-printed pattern "Chinese Pastime." Flower and scroll border. Central scene of Chinese boy flying kite and girl with parasol, flowers in foreground, pagoda in the background and exotic building and steep mountains in the distance.

Details

Descriptive Terms

platters
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
Chinoiserie
flowers (plants)
floral patterns
kites (equipment)
Orientalism
parasols
scrolls (motifs)
Dish, Serving
Platter
Orientalism
Chinoiserie
Flower
Scroll
Kite
Parasol
Pagoda
Chinese Pastime
Porcelain
Children
Platter

Inscription

"Chinese/Pastime" (printed inside upper and lower scroll. Two figures sit on upper scroll) (printed)

Pattern

Chinese Pastime

Maker

Davenport (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

England, Staffordshire

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels

Dimensions

1 3/4 x 12 1/4 x 15 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Alexander Pease

Accession Number

1940.231