Dessert plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1827-1840

GUSN

GUSN-49835

Description

Small earthenware plate with scalloped edge decorated with mulberry-colored transfer print pattern "Chinese Fountain." Pattern depicts a fountain on pedestal at right and arching spray of flowers at left. Asain-style buildings in the distance. Border of molded flowers and printed flowers and scrolls on pindot background.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dessert plates
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
Chinoiserie
Dish, Eating
Plate, Food
Plate, Dessert
Plate, Dessert

Inscription

"Chinese / Fountain [in scroll cartouche] / EKB" (printed)

Pattern

Chinese Fountain

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England, Staffordshire

Dimensions

3/4 (H), 8 1/2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick B. Hicks

Accession Number

1980.311.4

Places

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