Plate: Gentlemens Cabin

Object Number: 
INV.14364
Date: 
1840-1860
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Diameter: 9 1/4 x 1 3/8 in. (23.5 x 3.5 cm)
Marks: 
printed: on base in brown: "Boston Mails" arched over image of ship with sails, paddle wheel, smoke stacks. impressed: on base: "Ironstone" printed: on front (center): "Gentlemen's Cabin" (under ships) "Acadia", "Columbia", "Caledonia", "Britannia"
Description: 
Molded paneled brim plate; transfer printed in brown with central cartouche with scrolling frame enclosing interior scene of four men in room with covered table, sinumbra chandelier, fireplace; brown printed border with alternating cartouches of sailing steam ships and stylized rosettes.
Gallery Label: 
This plate is from the Boston Mail series.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Randall J. LeBoeuf, Jr., 1976
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group