Cake Plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1868-1933

GUSN

GUSN-6161

Description

Slightly scalloped edged circular cakeplates have central hand-painted motif of two multi-colored pheasants perched on small pink blossomed tree; underneath, a grassy spot; to the left is an urn with red and blue flowers; similar flowers form border in transfer printed sprigs; cavetto line is an alternating floral diaper and brown line diaper; outer rim is scrolled in yellow with radiating links repeating out to edge.

Details

Descriptive Terms

cake plates (serving vessels)
earthenware
painting (image-making)
hand-painted
vitrification
transfer printing
figure- and animal-derived motifs
pheasant
trees
urns
Earthenware
Semi-Vitrified
Transfer Printed
Pheasant
Painted
Tree
Urn
PLATE, CAKE

Inscription

Bottom marked 6606; attached card ""Copeland 1847-1891 SPODE FACTORY OF ENGLAND""; stamped on back ""COPELAND late SPONDE Rd No. 615911 ENGLAND""

Associated Building

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

Maker

Spode Pottery (Maker)

Location of Origin

Stoke-on-Trent, England, Staffordshire; England

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

0.75 (H), 7.625 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1166.1