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Tea plate

Object Number: 
1978.389
Date: 
1815-1840
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1/2 x 6 in. ( 1.3 x 15.2 cm )
Marks: 
impressed: on back: medallion with crown at center, "CLEWS WARRANTED STAFFORSHIRE" inscribed printed: on back in blue: embellished rectangle with "The/Garden Trio"
Description: 
Blue transfer printed pearlware tea plate with central image of two female figures and one male figure (Dr. Syntax) playing stringed instruments in a garden setting; a servant boy stands on the right; the border pattern is composed of flowers and scrolls.
Gallery Label: 
This tea plate belongs to the Dr. Syntax series.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. Arthur H. Merritt
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group