Salad plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1831-1835

GUSN

GUSN-49722

Description

Earthenware plate with scalloped rim and red transfer-print depiction of the historic Hancock House (built 1734-1737), Boston, Massachusetts. The view of the house, a three-story Georgian-style mansion constructed of granite, is from across the cobblestone street and includes passersby on the sidewalk and a man, woman and child in the foreground. Inner border of floral sprays is encircled by outer border of lace or ribbon, flowers and scrolls.\n

Details

Descriptive Terms

salad plates
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
floral patterns
landmarks
historic buildings
cultural landscapes
Dish, Eating
Plate, Food
Plate, Salad
Rose
Spray
Man
Woman
Child
House
Plate, Salad

Inscription

"Hancock/ House/ Boston" / "JACKSONS WARRANTED [in flowing banner]" (printed)

Pattern

Harvard Hall

Associated Building

Subject John Hancock House (Boston, Mass.),

Related Items

Title Dessert plate Accession Number 1980.65

Maker

Messrs. Job & John Jackson (Maker)

Location of Origin

England

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Eating Vessels

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Charles F. Batchelder, Jr.

Accession Number

1980.67

Places

Beacon Hill (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Burslem (Stoke-on-Trent, England, United Kingdom)