Plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1725-1825

GUSN

GUSN-8493

Description

18th century shape with deep well (2-1/2") and small flange. Straight slanted sides. Covered with orange/rusty brown glaze with light- colored slip decoration of four script-like motifs. Back unglazed and thrown with ring-like form.

Details

Descriptive Terms

plates (dishes)
glazing (coating)
redware
slip (clay)
throwing (pottery technique)
lead glaze
Redware
Thrown
Slip
Lead Glazed
PLATE

Inscription

Fabric label on bottom underside: MASS.

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

1 1/2 x 9 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.708

Places

Probably Massachusetts (United States)
Probably Massachusetts (United States)