Plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1850-1870

GUSN

GUSN-51135

Description

A round cream plate with a serpentine edge, rounded well and a foot ring. It is transfer-printed in blue with a central scene of European traders and natives in an oriental port. There is a floral border with outer zig-zags.

Details

Descriptive Terms

plates (dishes)
creamware
transfer printing
ceramic (material)
floral patterns
geometric patterns
Orientalism
trade (function)
Creamware
Transfer Printed
Orientalism
Trade
Geometric
Floral
Unidentified Ceramic
PLATE

Inscription

Transfer-printed on the underside is: COMMERCE. There is also a flower mark.

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Dimensions

10.75 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.798