Platter

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1839-1846

GUSN

GUSN-50907

Description

Elongated octagonal form w/ canted rim; conforming cavetto transfer-printed in deep cobalt w/ Chinoiserie scene w/ pagoda, trees, fretwork fence and figure w/ a flag on face; the rim w/ floral sprays.

Details

Descriptive Terms

platters
glazing (coating)
stoneware (pottery)
transfer printing
tin (metal)
Chinoiserie
Stoneware
Transfer Printed
Tin Glazed
Chinoiserie
Scinde
PLATTER

Inscription

Impressed underglaze and printed on bottom: Impressed underglaze: ""Oriental/ Stone/ J & G ALCOCK"" Printed: ""SCINDE"" w/in oval reserve--pattern name.

Pattern

Scinde

Associated Building

Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Alcock, J. & G., 1839-1846 (Maker)

Location of Origin

Cobridge, England, Staffordshire

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

1.5 x 12.125 x 15.875 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.510