Butter plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1835-1840

GUSN

GUSN-49859

Description

Small, earthenware plate with scalloped edge and mulberry colored transfer-print. Border has alternating flowal sprays and a scene of a ship sailing. Central scene of ship sailing past lighthouse with mountains in the distance.

Details

Descriptive Terms

butter chips
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
buildings (structures)
floral patterns
lighthouses
mountains
ships
Dish, Eating
Chip, Butter
Spray
Ship
Lighthouse
Mountain
Chip, Butter

Inscription

[arch over dot] (printed)
"2" (impressed)

Maker

Possibly Mayer, Thomas (Maker)

Location of Origin

Stoke/Longport, England, Staffordshire

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

1980.354

Places

Possibly County of Staffordshire (England, United Kingdom) [county]