Soup Plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1891-1915

GUSN

GUSN-4378

Description

Circular form with shallow well; white clay body with underglaze blue transfer print design; "Willow" pattern; three pagoda islands with thre men on bridge and two birds on top; quartered diaper pattern cavetto border; diapered rim with Gree key-like elements and scrolled reserves, tortoise shell border; foot ring.

Details

Descriptive Terms

soup plates
diaper patterns
diaper (textile material)
earthenware
vitrification
transfer printing
underglazing
diaper patterns
diaper (textile material)
key pattern
willow (wood)
Earthenware
Semi-Vitrified
Staffordshire
Willow
Transfer Printed
Underglazed
Diaper
Greek Key
PLATE, SOUP

Inscription

Impressed: Semi China England

Pattern

Willow

Associated Building

Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.),

Maker

William Ridgway & Co. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Shelton and Hanley, England, Staffordshire; Hanley, England, Staffordshire

Dimensions

8.25 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.646.6