Dessert plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1830-1850

GUSN

GUSN-7461

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)
cartouches (ornament)
deaths
floral patterns
gazebos
mausoleums
flowers (plants)
pulling boats
tombs
trees
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

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Eating Vessels

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

1980.342.4