Luncheon plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1836-1842

GUSN

GUSN-49847

Description

Earthenware plate with scalloped edge and mulberry transfer-print pattern "Japan Flowers." Pattern depicts angular vase with stylized peonies, lilies and other flowers. In the near distance is a second vase, fence and palm tree. Water and Asian-style buildings in the distance. Border pattern of shells, flowers and scrolls framing vignette of pagoda-shaped gazebo.

Details

Descriptive Terms

plates (dishes)
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
floral patterns
Chinoiserie
Dish, Eating
Plate, Food
Plate, Luncheon
Plate, Luncheon

Inscription

"[Sheild with sailing ship and anchor] / RMW & Co / JAPAN FLOWERS" (printed)
[pinwheel in circle symbol] (impressed)

Pattern

Japan Flowers

Maker

Ridgway, Morley, Wear & Co. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Shelton, England, Staffordshire

Dimensions

1 (H), 9 1/4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

1980.341.1

Places

Shelton (Bedford, England, United Kingdom)