Platter

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1815-1840

GUSN

GUSN-5780

Description

Ovoid platter with scalloped and canted corners; deep well; blue and white transfer print decoration of circular geometric border with large floral blossom design on rim; oval central reserve with scene of Far Eastern garden with boy riding zebra, pavillions and pagoda at rear.

Details

Descriptive Terms

platters
earthenware
glazing (coating)
vitrification
transfer printing
tin (metal)
children (people by age group)
floral patterns
gardening
recreation
figure- and animal-derived motifs
zebras (mammals)
Earthenware
Semi-Vitrified
Tin Glazed
Staffordshire
Transfer Printed
Zebra
Gardening
Recreation
Floral
Child
PLATTER

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Dimensions

15.5 x 20.75 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.975.1