Plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1820-1830

GUSN

GUSN-53477

Description

A blue transfer print pearlware plate. The central design depicts Harvard College, which is bordered by a foliate motif.

Details

Descriptive Terms

plates (dishes)
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
Dish, Eating
Plate, Food
Earthenware
Tin Glazed
Transfer Printed
Acorn
Leaf
Tree
Classical Figure
Unidentified Building
Education
Plate, Food

Label

One of many views of the early United States highlighted in the online exhibit "Patriotic America."

Inscription

Printed on bottom: HARVARD/COLLEGE Impressed on bottom: 8

Associated Building

Subject Harvard University,

People and Organizations

Harvard University

Related Items

Title Vegetable dish Accession Number 1920.671

Maker

Probably Ralph Stevenson & Williams (Manufacturer)
Cummings, Hilliard (Publisher)
Torrey, Charles C. (Engraver)
Fisher, Alvan, 1792-1863 (Artist)

Location of Origin

Cobridge, England, Staffordshire

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Eating Vessels

Dimensions

7/8 (D), 10 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

In memory of Dr. and Mrs. Charles Harrington

Accession Number

1943.264