Luncheon Plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1830-1845

GUSN

GUSN-42817

Description

Earthenware plate with scalloped rim and brown transfer-printed pattern "Millenium." Fruit, flower and bundles of wheat surround central image of angel with animals [peaceable kingdom] and the words "PEACE ON EARTH." Above the scene is the tearing eye of God and Bible opened to Isaiah, Chapter XIVI. A praying figure and the words "Give us this day our daily Bread" is below the scene.

Details

Descriptive Terms

plates (dishes)
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
Dish, Eating
Plate, Food
Plate, Luncheon
Plate, Luncheon

Inscription

Printed on bottom: ""MILLENIUM L""

Additional Identification Number

13.1923

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Eating Vessels

Dimensions

9 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

In memory of Dr. and Mrs. Charles Harrington

Accession Number

1943.232