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PLATE FROM THE GIBSON GIRL SERVICE, ONE OF TWO

Made by: Royal Doulton and Company

On view in: Pantry


About this object

The plates have a light blue border with acanthus leaves pointing towards the center. In the center of the plate in a rectangle with a transfer picture after illustrations by Charles Dana Gibson's. The scene is of a dress ball. The Gibson girl walks towards the right with the train of her gown behind her. She carries a fan in her right hand. To the left are seven men dressed as Robin Hood, who are looking after her. The caption reads "She Goes to the Fancy Dress Ball as Juliet" This plate is #22 of a 24 set of plates based on C.D. Gibson's "The Widow and Her Friends."

Object name:
PLATE FROM THE GIBSON GIRL SERVICE, ONE OF TWO
Made from:
Bone china
Made in:
Burslem, England
Date made:
1901
Size:
26.2 cm (10 5/16 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
26.166.1
Class:
CERAMICS
Signature marks:
MARK; INSCRIPTION; SIGNATURE on back in blue: lion standing on a crown and a circular medallion with an inscription, Royal Doulton, England; on front: She goes to the Fancy Dress Ball as Juliet; on front lower left: CD Gibson
Credit line:
Gift of Mrs. Augustus Riggs, 1975