Plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1875

GUSN

GUSN-6054

Description

"Alphabet plate;" circular body with molded alphabet decoration and beaded borders on rim; interior well with black transfer print design of dogs stealing food from a table; enamel wash details.

Details

Descriptive Terms

plates (dishes)
earthenware
vitrification
transfer printing
alphabets (symbols)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
dog (animal)
Children's food service tools and equipment
Earthenware
Semi-Vitrified
Staffordshire
Alphabet
Transfer Printed
Dog
PLATE

Inscription

Impressed mark in rectangle: ""ELSMORE & SON/ENGLAND""

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Tunstall, England, Staffordshire

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

7.125 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1111