Plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1819-1836

GUSN

GUSN-42838

Description

Blue transfer printed pearlware plate with a scalloped edge. Central design depicts a rural fishing scene, flanked by figures representing America and Independence. Inner border has a floral motif. The outer border has a scroll motif with state names inscribed on the scrolls.

Details

Descriptive Terms

plates (dishes)
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
Dish, Eating
Plate, Food
Earthenware
Transfer Printed
Tin Glazed
Government
Independence
America
Sheep
Architecture
Allegorical Figure
Plate, Food

Inscription

Impressed on bottom: CLEWS WARRANTED STAFFORDSHIRE

Associated Building

Subject White House,

Additional Identification Number

56.1923

People and Organizations

White House

Maker

Clews, James & Ralph (Maker)

Location of Origin

Cobridge, England, Staffordshire

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Eating Vessels

Dimensions

1 1/4 (D), 10 1/2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

In memory of Dr. and Mrs. Charles Harrington

Accession Number

1943.272