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Vegetable dish

1986.557.9 (RS25159)

Description

Transfer printed in medium blue w/ an exotic scene of pagoda-like building, bizarre trees and bushes and a camel w/ people in the foreground. This scene is enclosed by a pale blue border w/ delicate flowering vines and 8 floral-edged reserves w/ floral sprays or exotic buildings and greenery. The scenes vary w/ form of serving item. This item part of a graduated set of oblong dishes w/ short flat rims w/ shaped edge, sloping sides and flat oblong face. The rim edges w/ gilt band.

Details

Maker
Possibly Ridgway, William (Maker)
Possibly Ridgways (Maker)
Date
1830-1850 ?
Inscriptions
Transfer underglaze and incised on bottom: Transfer underglaze: Mark in medium blue showing urn and beehive on a rectangular platform enclosed by greenery. The platform is inscribed ""ORIENTAL"". ""W.R."" is inscribed underneath ""ORIENTAL."" The name ""Ridgways"" is over the image and ""ENGLAND"" is under the image. Incised: Each piece incised w/ 2 or 3 numbers or letters.
Location of origin
Shelton, England, Staffordshire; Hanley, England, STAFFORDSHIRE
Associated Building
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
bone china
molding (forming)
porcelain
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
Bone China
DISH, VEGETABLE
Molded
molding (forming)
porcelain
Possibly bone china
Transfer Printed
transfer printing
vegetable dishes
Dimensions
6 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.557.9
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
14751

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