Dinner plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1820-1840

GUSN

GUSN-45995

Description

Earthenware plate with scalloped edge and red transfer-print. Transfer-print pattern depicts harbor scene of Asian and European men trading with harbor, sailing vessels, exotic buildings in the distance. Border pattern depicts landscape with urn and Gothic building alternating with exotic floral spray. The border scenes are framed by scroll, flower and pendant border.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dinner plates
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
floral patterns
landscapes (representations)
Dish, Eating
Plate, Food
Plate, Dinner
Spray
Men
Castle
Tree
Trade
Gothic Revival
Harbor
Plate, Dinner

Inscription

[illegible writing, mostly missig] / [Scene of man in Asian-style dress sitting on steps beside anchor, jug and beehive. Waterway and sailing vessel in the distance] / "GP" (printed)

Maker

G.P. (Maker)

Location of Origin

England

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Eating Vessels

Dimensions

1 1/8 (H), 11 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1958.122

Places

Probably County of Staffordshire (England, United Kingdom) [county]