Commemorative Plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1903-1905

GUSN

GUSN-7280

Description

A blue transfer printed whiteware commemorative plate. The central design depicts the Old Oak bordered by an inner scroll and floral motif and an outer bar and bead design.

Details

Descriptive Terms

plates (dishes)
commemoratives
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
whiteware
scrolls (motifs)
Commemorative
Plate, Commemorative
Earthenware
Tin Glazed
Transfer Printed
Colonial Revival
Scroll
Shell
Acanthus
Oak Tree
Town Scene
Plate, Commemorative

Inscription

""To Commemorate/ the 250th Anniversary/ of the Incorporation of/ the Town May 29 1905"/ Richard Briggs & Co. Boston/ Made in England/ The Old Oak/ Billerica, Massachusetts/ An Old Tree when the Town Was/ Incorporated in 1655" (printed)

Associated Person

Old Oak, The

Associated Building

Subject The Old Oak,

Maker

Minton (Maker)

Location of Origin

Stoke-on-Trent, England, Staffordshire; Stoke, England, Staffordshire

Dimensions

1 (D), 10 (diameter) (inches)

Accession Number

1920.223