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"The Guest" plate


John Moyr Smith ; Minton and Company



Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
'The Guest' plate, John Moyr Smith      ;    Minton and Company
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Ceramics | Porcelain, gilt, enamel
Size: 1 1/8 x 9 1/2 in. (2.86 x 24.13 cm) (each)
Creation Place: Europe, England, London
Culture: Europe, England
Style: 19th century
Inscriptions: Inscription; Stamps 'The Guest****[Greek inscription]', in black, below rim at top of bowl; '[symbol and sideways 'S']/MINTONS', stamped into glaze on bottom; 'MINTONS [on a ribbon over a globe, topped with a crown]/ T.GOODE & CO [on a ribbon]/LONDON.', in pink, on bottom
Physical Description: Rim decorated with gold and black with zigzags, circles enclosing geometric designs and foliage; multicolored interior decorated with man wearing flowing togalike garment with sets of 4 circles and black trim sitting on a stool gesturing with PR hand and
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of funds from the Decorative Arts Council
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Artist: John Smith, English, 1752 - 1812
Role: Designer
Nationality: English
Life Dates: English, 1752 - 1812

Artist: Minton and Company, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England, est. 1793
Role: Manufacturer
Life Dates: Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England, est. 1793
Added to Site: February 28, 2009