Dish

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1825-1845

GUSN

GUSN-49849

Description

Small oval dish with mulberry colored transfer-print pattern "The Pursuit" of the "Arabian Sketches" series. The print depicts three soldiers on horseback with long spears galluping by a castle with domes. Additional soldiers on horseback, a waterway and mountains in the distance. Border pattern of scrolls and scenic cartouches with inner border of ferns and tiny florall sprays. Segments of border pattern repeat on outside of dish.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dishes (vessels)
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
molding (forming)
floral patterns
figure- and animal-derived motifs
equestrians
Dish, Serving
Scroll
Cartouche
Ruin
Spray
Soldier
Dish, Serving

Inscription

"ARABIAN SKETCHES / THE PURSUIT [on leaf] /W.H." (printed)

Pattern

The Pursuit

Maker

Possibly Hackwood, William (Maker)
Possibly William Hackwood & Son (Maker)

Location of Origin

Hanley, England, Staffordshire; Stoke, England, Staffordshire; Stoke, England, Stafforshire

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels

Dimensions

1 1/2 x 7 x 8 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

1980.344

Places

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