Tray

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1830-1850

GUSN

GUSN-49875

Description

Small oval tray or platter with scalloped edges and pierced rim. Mulberry colored transfer-print pattern depicting walkway along a waterway with tower and other buidings. Figures with boxes and barrels on shore, figures onboard a boat just off shore. Border pattern of a row of beads, flowers, scrolls.

Details

Descriptive Terms

trays
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
piercing
molding (forming)
business (commercial function)
docks
flowers (plants)
floral patterns
harbors
scrolls (motifs)
shell (animal material)
Tray, Serving
Harbor
Tray, Serving

Maker

Possibly John Ridgway & Co. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Hanley, England, Staffordshire

Dimensions

1 1/4 x 9 x 10 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

1980.370