Platter

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1830-1850

GUSN

GUSN-45146

Description

Earthenware platter with scalloped rim and brown transfer-print pattern "Grecian Scenery." Scene of figures among Grecian temples, statuary and ruins. Waterway with ships and mountains in the distance. Border is printed with repeating scenes of exotic, domed-roof buildings framed by scrolls and flowers.

Details

Descriptive Terms

platters
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
ironstone (pottery)
Dish, Serving
Platter
Classical Figure
Ruins
Temple
Boat
Platter

Inscription

"STONE CHINA. / Grecian Scenery [in flower and scroll cartouche]" (printed)
"18" (impressed)

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels

Dimensions

2 x 19 x 15 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick W. Bridge

Accession Number

1950.256