Saucer

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1891-1915

GUSN

GUSN-4386

Description

Shallow circular form; 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 Greek key-like elements and scrolled reserves, tortoise shell border; foot ring.

Details

Descriptive Terms

saucers (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
SAUCER

Inscription

Printed mark: Engraved/for/W. Ridgway Co./1832/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

5.5 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.648.3