Shape Type: Dinner & Dessert Wares

Pattern Type: Landscapes and Waterscapes

Date: 1820-1830

Dimensions:

  • Length: 9.50 in (24.13 cm)

Maker: John Meir

Maker's Mark:

Impressed

Description:

An earthenware dessert plate. Printed in blue with the River Fishing pattern. Two men fish below a small waterfall beyond which cows drink, women gather something and a watermill turns. In the distance a mansion and other buildings complete a pleasant pastoral scene.  Documented in A. W. Coysh, Blue and White Transfer Ware 1780-1840, 1st edition 1970, p. 49, #61, is a platter in this pattern with a similar impressed MEIR mark.

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