Platter

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1845-1870

GUSN

GUSN-4743

Description

Ovoid form with deep well and wide rim; white clay, lead body; blue transfer print design; central river scene with far-eastern-style buildings in background and two figures on boat in foreground; floral pattern with birds on rim.

Details

Descriptive Terms

platters
earthenware
glazing (coating)
lead (metal)
transfer printing
tin (metal)
boats
floral patterns
Earthenware
Tin Glazed
Transfer Printed
Floral
Boat
PLATTER

Inscription

Printed mark on bottom.

Associated Building

Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Longport, England, Staffordshire

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

16.5 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.854