Dessert plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1831-1835

GUSN

GUSN-49720

Description

Small earthenware plate with scalloped rim and red transfer-print depiction of Harvard Hall, part of Harvard College, Cambridge, Massachusetts. A horseman rides in the yard in front of the hall and a man, woman and child stand in the foreground. Inner border of floral sprays is encircled by outer border of lace or ribbon, flowers and scrolls. \n

Details

Descriptive Terms

dessert plates
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
floral patterns
landmarks
colleges (buildings)
cultural landscapes
Dish, Eating
Plate, Food
Plate, Dessert
Spray
Rose
Horseman
Plate, Dessert

Inscription

"Harvard/ Hall. Mass" / "JACKSONS WARRANTED [in flowing banner]" (printed)

Pattern

Hancock House

Associated Building

Subject Harvard Hall,

Maker

Messrs. Job & John Jackson (Maker)

Location of Origin

England

Dimensions

3/4 (H), 7 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Charles F. Batchelder, Jr.

Accession Number

1980.65

Places

Cambridge (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Burslem (Stoke-on-Trent, England, United Kingdom)

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