2021.0019.001.002 Plate, view 1
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Plate (Fable plate)

  • Title:

    Ye Stork Inviteth Ye Fox to Dinner

  • Category:

    Ceramics

  • Creator (Role):

    W.T. Copeland & Sons, Ltd. (Maker)

  • Place of Origin:

    Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

  • Date:

    March 12, 1881 (1881-1881)

  • Materials:

    Earthenware

  • Techniques:

    Molded, Printed

  • Museum Object Number:

    2021.0019.001.002


  • Complete Details



Object Number

2021.0019.001.002

Object Name

Plate (Fable plate)

Title

Ye Stork Inviteth Ye Fox to Dinner

Category

Ceramics

Credit Line/Donor

Gift of Hyman Myers & Sandra Kittner Myers

Creator (Role)

W.T. Copeland & Sons, Ltd. (Maker)
1847

Place of Origin

Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Date

March 12, 1881 (1881-1881)

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Inscription; Front; Printed "YE STORK / INVITETH / YE FOX / TO DINNER"

Subjects

Aesop's Fable; Fable; Morality; Literary scene; Literature; Fable

Materials

Earthenware

Techniques

Molded, Printed

Dimensions (inches)

0.9 (H) , 10.25 (Diam)

Dimensions (centimeters)

2.286 (H) , 26.035 (Diam)

Measurement Notes

Measurements as per collector.

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Godden, Geoffrey A. 1991 Encyclopaedia of British Pottery and Porcelain Marks.
Copeland impressed date marks: p. 171, no. 1075, stating month letter is superimposed over two-digit year numbers. (Thus the "N/74" on the Winterthur plate corresponds with November 1874.)
[Electronic] Transferware Collectors Club. Transferware Collectors Club Database of Patterns & Sources. Transferware Collectors Club https://www.transferwarecollectorsclub.org/members/database
Plate bearing same printed design picked out in color: pattern title listed as Loading. Please wait...
[Electronic] Transferware Collectors Club. Transferware Collectors Club Database of Patterns & Sources. Transferware Collectors Club https://www.transferwarecollectorsclub.org/members/database
Soup plate from same series: Object features the pattern "Ye Eagle & Tortoise," pattern no. 6128. "...one of a series of Aesthetic style designs based on Aesop's Fables that were registered by Copelands in 1879..."
[Electronic] Transferware Collectors Club. Transferware Collectors Club Database of Patterns & Sources. Transferware Collectors Club https://www.transferwarecollectorsclub.org/members/database
Plate from same series: Object features the pattern "Ye Bear & Ye Bees," pattern no. 19211. Similarly to the Winterthur plate, "The diamond registry mark...on the back, shows the date for March 12, 1881."