Cake Dish

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1880-1890

GUSN

GUSN-50976

Description

Of rectangular form with shaped corners, a molded beaded scroll and floriform tab handles at each end. There are sloping sides to the rectangular face that is painted in polychrome with a branch of flowering margnolia(?) and a rectangular reserve with hand-painted scene of a young woman walking in a wooded area. The exterior sides of the dish are painted pink.

Details

Descriptive Terms

cake plates (serving vessels)
porcelain
earthenware
molding (forming)
painting (coating)
floral patterns
scenes (depictions)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
women (female humans)
Porcelain
Molded
Painted
Floral
Woman
Scenic
Earthenware
DISH, CAKE

Inscription

Transfer printed on the bottom is: CFH/GDM .

Associated Building

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

Maker

Hanland, Charles Field, Mr. (Maker)

Location of Origin

France

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

1.875 x 14 x 8.25 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.582