Soup plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1832-1835

GUSN

GUSN-49724

Description

Earthenware plate with scalloped rim and red transfer-print pattern "Millenium." Fruit, flower and bundles of wheat surround central image of angel with animals [peaceable kingdom] and the words "PEACE ON EARTH." Above the scene is the tearing eye of God and Bible opened TO Isaiah, Ch.XIVI. A praying figure and the words "Give us this day our daily Bread" is below the scene.

Details

Descriptive Terms

soup plates
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Bible stories
Dish, Eating
Plate, Food
Plate, Soup
Fruit
Flower
God
Bible
Cow
Leopard
Wolf
Sheep
Lion
Goat
Angel
Plate, Soup

Inscription

[flower head] (impressed)

Related Items

Title Luncheon plate Accession Number 1934.2210
Title Salad plate Accession Number 1926.401

Maker

Stevenson, Ralph, Ralph Stevenson & Son (Maker)

Location of Origin

Cobridge, England, Staffordshire

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Eating Vessels

Dimensions

1 1/2 (H), 9 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Charles F. Batchelder, Jr.

Accession Number

1980.69

Places

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