Salad plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1845-1855

GUSN

GUSN-49830

Description

Earthenware plate with mulberry-colored "Abbey Ruins" pattern depicting rural landscape with Gothic ruins and grazing cows. Border of floral sprays alternating with trophy grouping of flowers, fruit, framed picture and coffee pot on solid background.

Details

Descriptive Terms

salad plates
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
floral patterns
Gothic Revival
Dish, Eating
Plate, Food
Plate, Salad
Spray
Ruins
Cow
Plate, Salad

Inscription

"[striding lion] / ABBEY RUINS [in scroll cartouche] / T&J. MAYER . LONGPORT"

Pattern

Abbey Ruins

Maker

Mayer, Thomas, John, Jos (Maker)

Location of Origin

Longport, England, Staffordshire

Dimensions

3/4 (H), 7 1/2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick B. Hicks

Accession Number

1980.268.10

Places

Waltham (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Longport (Stoke-on-Trent, England, United Kingdom)

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