Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • John Alcock
    active: England, United Kingdom
  • plate, 1839–1846
  • Where object was made: Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom
  • transferware, earthenware
  • Object Length/Width: 21 x 17.8 cm
    Object Length/Width: 8 1/4 x 7 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.2092

"Vincennes" series of Staffordshire purple transfer printed plate stand. It is eight-sided; two of the sides have a handle. In the center is a scene with two figures in the foreground and buildings, a bridge, and a river in the background. Around the border are alternating flowers and buildings.