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Dinner Plate

Item Information

Title:
Dinner Plate
Description:
Circular form with shallow well and wide rim; white clay body with pearl glaze; underglaze blue transfer print decoration in "Medina" pattern; imaginary Far Eastern scene with palace in background; two figures--came; and palm in foreground; diapered rim decoration with floral scroll motif; tortoise shell border.
Maker:
William Ridgway & Co.
Date:
1845–1870
Format:
Objects/Artifacts
Genre:
diaper patterns
diaper (textile material)
earthenware
palm leaf
glazing (coating)
vitrification
transfer printing
underglazing
tin (metal)
dinner plates
Location:
Historic New England
Collection (local):
Digitized Museum Collections
Subjects:
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Camelus (genus)
diaper patterns
diaper (textile material)
medinas
palaces
palm leaf
Earthenware
Semi-Vitrified
Staffordshire
Transfer Printed
Underglazed
Medina
Diaper
Camel
Palm
Palace
Tin Glazed
Places:
MaineYork (county)York Harbor
Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.)
Extent:
() Diameter: 9.75 in.
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
Rights status not evaluated.
Contact host institution for more information.
Notes:
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
Accession #:
1977.660.1
Identifier:
4415