Plate or bowl (Soup plate or bowl)

  • Title:

    The Dam and Water Works, Philadelphia

  • Category:

    Ceramics

  • Creator (Role):

    Henshall, Williamson and Company (Maker)

    Thomas Birch (Design inspiration)

    Robert Campbell (Design inspiration)

  • Place of Origin:

    Longport, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

  • Date:

    1824-1825

  • Materials:

    Earthenware (pearlware); Lead glaze

  • Techniques:

    Molded, Printed

  • Museum Object Number:

    1958.2209.004


  • Complete Details



Object Number

1958.2209.004

Object Name

Plate or bowl (Soup plate or bowl)

Title

The Dam and Water Works, Philadelphia

Category

Ceramics

Credit Line/Donor

Bequest of Henry Francis du Pont

Creator (Role)

Henshall, Williamson and Company (Maker)

Thomas Birch (Design inspiration)
1779-01/14/1851

Robert Campbell (Design inspiration)

Place of Origin

Longport, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Date

1824-1825

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Mark; Underside; "THE DAM/ and/ WATER WORKS/ PHILADELPHIA." printed in blue within oval surrounded by a cartouche of scrolls.
2. Mark; Underside; Three small impressed dots

Subjects

American themed ceramics

Materials

Earthenware (pearlware); Lead glaze

Techniques

Molded, Printed

Dimensions (inches)

1.693 (H) , 9.685 (Diam)

Dimensions (centimeters)

4.3 (H) , 24.6 (Diam)

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Catalogue] 2003 The Philadelphia Antiques Show 2003.
Pg 11 for a description and view of pattern
[Book] Larsen, Ellouise Baker. 1974 American Historical Views on Staffordshire China.
Pg 193-194 for a description of pattern