Plate: Escape Of The Mouse

Object Number: 
1961.373
Date: 
1815-1840
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7/8 x 10 1/8 in. ( 2.2 x 25.7 cm )
Marks: 
impressed: on back: medallion with crown at center and 'CLEWS WARRANTED STAFFORDSHIRE" printed: on back in blue: "THE ESCAPE OF THE/MOUSE/FROM/WILKES DESIGNS" typed: affixed to back: paper label "THE ESCAPE OF THE MOUSE/ Wilkie's diploma picture upon hi
Description: 
Dark blue transfer printed pearlware plate with central image depicting interior scene with a woman seated in a chair while three people and a dog hover and look under the chair; border pattern is composed of flowers and scrolls.
Gallery Label: 
This plate is from the Wilkie series.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. Arthur H. Merritt
Provenance: 
The Dr. Arthur H. Merritt Collection of Anglo-American Historical Staffordshire
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group