Dessert plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1830-1850

GUSN

GUSN-7453

Description

Earthenware dessert plate with mulberry colored transfer-print pattern "Mausoleum." Border floral sprays framed by foliate scroll cartouches. Central scene of exotic landscape featuring tall, round mausoleum. Three figures in a rowboat is in the foreground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dessert plates
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
molding (forming)
Dish, Eating
Plate, Food
Plate, Dessert
Plate, Dessert

Inscription

"MAUSOLEUM [in banner across scene of round buildings with pointed roofs]" (printed)

Pattern

Mausoleum

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

3/4 (H), 7 3/4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

1980.342.7