Butter Plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1830-1850

GUSN

GUSN-49862

Description

Small earthenware plates with mulberry colored transfer-print pattern. Central scene of Asian sailing vessel passing in front of exotic buildings with spires. A spray of flowers in the foreground. The scene is encircled by a chain of lozenge figures. On the rim is a chevron and floral spray border pattern.

Details

Descriptive Terms

butter chips
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
molding (forming)
floral patterns
sailing vessels
Dish, Eating
Chip, Butter
Spray
Sailing vessel
Chip, Butter

Inscription

[unidentified mark - triangle with tail] (printed)

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

1980.357.2