Dinner Plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1845-1870

GUSN

GUSN-4415

Description

Circular form with shallow well and wide rim; white clay body with pearl glaze; underglaze blue transfer print decoration in "Medina" pattern; imaginary Far Eastern scene with palace in background; two figures--came; and palm in foreground; diapered rim decoration with floral scroll motif; tortoise shell border.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dinner plates
diaper patterns
diaper (textile material)
earthenware
palm leaf
glazing (coating)
vitrification
transfer printing
underglazing
tin (metal)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Camelus (genus)
diaper patterns
diaper (textile material)
medinas
palaces
palm leaf
Earthenware
Semi-Vitrified
Staffordshire
Transfer Printed
Underglazed
Medina
Diaper
Camel
Palm
Palace
Tin Glazed
PLATE, DINNER

Inscription

Marked on bottom.

Pattern

Medina

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

9.75 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.660.1