Cake Plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1820-1840

GUSN

GUSN-4786

Description

Molded lobed edge on shallow circular body with ribbed rim; decorated with overglaze pink and green swags, red blossoms and bluebells.

Details

Descriptive Terms

cake plates (serving vessels)
earthenware
glazing (coating)
lead (metal)
overglazing
pearlware
tin (metal)
floral patterns
flowers (plants)
swags
Pearlware
Earthenware
Tin Glazed
Overglazed
Bluebell
Blossom
Swag
PLATE, CAKE

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England, Staffordshire

Dimensions

8.188 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.856.13