Plate: Doctor Syntax Stargazing
Overall: 7/8 x 8 3/4 in. ( 2.2 x 22.2 cm )
impressed: on back: medallion with crown at center and "CLEWS WARRANTED STAFFORDSHIRE" inscribed printed: in blue on back: embellished rectangle with "Doctor Syntax/Star Gazing"
Dark blue transfer printed pearlware plate with central image depicting Dr. Syntax and a lady looking through a telescope while a servant falls down the stairs dropping all the dishes; the border pattern is composed of flowers and scrolls.
This plate is from the Dr. Syntax series.
Gift of Dr. Arthur H. Merritt
The Dr. Arthur H. Merritt Collection of Anglo-American Historical Staffordshire
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.