Dinner plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1830-1854

GUSN

GUSN-53670

Description

Earthenware plate with scalloped rim and brown transfer-print pattern "A View in Venice" depicting people standing beside canal in foreground with the Venice skyline behind them. Border pattern of floral sprays with vase on florette patterned ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dinner plates
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
Dish, Eating
Plate, Food
Plate, Dinner
Plate, Dinner

Inscription

"A / View in / Venice / WR / ITALIAN" [in sheild and banners] (printed)
"536 / J.B. MORRIS JR." and "536 / J.B.M. Jr." and "J.B. Morris Lakewood[?] [illegible] / 1 Brown white plate / $2.00" (handwritten)

Pattern

A View in Venice

Maker

Ridgway, William (Maker)

Location of Origin

Shelton, England, Staffordshire

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Eating Vessels

Dimensions

1 (H), 10 1/4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the John B. Morris Jr.

Accession Number

1944.85

Places

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