Platter

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1834-1859

GUSN

GUSN-44769

Description

Oblong, octagonal platter with blue transfer-printed pattern "Venus." Border of foliate scrolls on horizontal striped ground. Central scene of canal framed by arching trees with figures on left bank and large urn on right.

Details

Descriptive Terms

platters
earthenware
glazing (coating)
ironstone (pottery)
transfer printing
Dish, Serving
Platter
Scrolling Border
Canal
Tree
Classical Figure
Swan
Urn
Unidentified Building
Ruins
Mountain
Platter

Inscription

"PEARL STONE WARE / VENUS / P.W. & Co" (printed)
"PEARL STONE / WARE / P.W. & Co" (impressed)

Additional Identification Number

MJ169

Related Items

Title Small bowl Accession Number 1931.165
Title Luncheon plate Accession Number 1924.749
Title Dessert plate Accession Number 1958.159

Maker

Podmore, Walker & Co.

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels

Dimensions

1 1/4 x 12 1/4 x 16 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1958.513

Places

Tunstall (County of Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom)