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Plate

  • Place of origin:

    Staffordshire (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1756 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Salt-glazed stoneware and moulded

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lady Charlotte Schreiber

  • Museum number:

    414:923/A-1885

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 138, The Harry and Carol Djanogly Gallery, case 6, shelf 3

Physical description

Plate of salt-glazed stoneware and with a wavy edge, and the rim is moulded in relief in panels separated by rococo scrolls, bearing the words in three sections 'SUCCESS TO THE / KING OF PRUSSIA / AND HIS FORCES', alternating with panels of trellis-diaper over which are moulded a group of trophies, a Prussian eagle, and the bust portrait of Frederick the Great.

Place of Origin

Staffordshire (made)

Date

ca. 1756 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Salt-glazed stoneware and moulded

Marks and inscriptions

'SUCCESS / TO THE'
Moulded round the rim

'KING OF / PRUSSIA'
Moulded round the rim

'AND HIS / FORCES'
Moulded round the rim

Dimensions

Diameter: 23.5 cm

Object history note

One of two plates with 414:923-1885 (Sch. II 147).
Probably made about the time of Frederick the Great's successes in the Seven Years War and his convention with England in 1756 against France and her Allies.

Descriptive line

Plate of salt-glazed stoneware and with a wavy edge, and the rim is moulded in relief in panels separated by rococo scrolls, bearing words in three sections, maker unknown, made by Staffordshire, ca. 1756.

Materials

Salt-glazed stoneware; Salt glaze; Stoneware

Techniques

Moulded

Subjects depicted

Busts; Trophies; Eagle

Categories

Ceramics; Stoneware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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