Dessert Plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1891-1910

GUSN

GUSN-44519

Description

Earthenware dining hall plate with blue transfer-printed clover-and-dagger border and "Wellesley" on looped ribbon in center of plate.

Details

Descriptive Terms

plates (dishes)
dessert plates
earthenware
glazing (coating)
ironstone (pottery)
transfer printing
Dish, Eating
Plate, Food
Plate, Dessert
Plate, Dessert

Inscription

"MANUFACTURED BY / GEO. L. ASHWORTH & BROS. HANLEY / ENGLAND / FOR RICHARD BRIGGS / BOSTON." (printed)
"ASHWORTH / REAL / IRONSTONE CHINA" (impressed)
"WELLESLEY" (printed)

People and Organizations

Wellesley

Briggs, Richard

Maker

George L. Ashworth & Bros. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Hanley, England, Staffordshire

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Eating Vessels

Dimensions

3/4 (H), 7 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Isabel Fiske Conant

Accession Number

1933.1988

Places

Hanley (Stoke-on-Trent, England, United Kingdom)