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Butter Plate

1980.357.4 (RS207954)

Description

Small earthenware plates with mulberry colored transfer-print pattern. Central scene of Asian sailing vessel passing in front of exotic buildings with spires. A spray of flowers in the foreground. The scene is encircled by a chain of lozenge figures. On the rim is a chevron and floral spray border pattern.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830-1850
Inscriptions
[unidentified mark] (printed)
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
molding (forming)
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E; Eating Vessels
Descriptive terms
butter chips
Chip, Butter
Dish, Eating
earthenware
floral patterns
glazing (coating)
molding (forming)
Sailing vessel
sailing vessels
Spray
transfer printing
Dimensions
1/2 (H), 3 3/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1980.357.4
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
15932

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