Platter

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1830-1850

GUSN

GUSN-49876

Description

Earthenware platter with purple transfer-print pattern"Neapolitan." Border of urns and flowers on dot and diamond patterned ground. Central scene is of a classical figure with a dog shooting an arrow toward a large urn. A waterway and classically pedimented building are in the background.

Details

Descriptive Terms

platters
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
Dish, Serving
Platter
Platter

Inscription

"NEAPOLITAN / STONE WARE / D" (printed)

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Staffordshire, England

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels

Dimensions

1 3/4 x 15 x 12 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

1980.372

Places

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