Dessert plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1830-1840

GUSN

GUSN-49831

Description

Small earthenware plate transfer-printed with mulberry colored "Oriental" pattern. Two men with a pack camel stand before a group of exotic buildings with domed roofs. Border pattern consists of vignette of exotic buildings framed by floral cartouche alternating with floral spray framed by floral cartouche.\n

Details

Descriptive Terms

dessert plates
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
Orientalism
Chinoiserie
Dish, EatingPlate, FoodPlate, DessertOrientalism
Floral
Cartouche
Camel
Plate, Dessert

Inscription

"[Urn and beehive] ORIENTAL / W.R." (printed)

Pattern

Oriental

Maker

Ridgway, William (Maker)

Location of Origin

Shelton, England, Staffordshire; Stoke, England, Stafforshire

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Eating Vessels

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick B. Hicks

Accession Number

1980.293.4

Places

Shelton (Bedford, England, United Kingdom)