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Dinner plate

2006.44.1933.1 (RS98256)

Description

Souvenir porcelain dinner plate with brown enamel decoration with a central design of a clipper ship at sail with a small dinghy with two people in the foreground. Surrounded by a border of triangles, diamonds and a fleur de lis and an outer double rope border with a figure-eight knot at top.

Details

Maker
Wedgwood (Manufacturer)
Jones, McDuffee, & Stratton (Importer)
Wales, George Canning, 1868-1940 (Artist)
Date
1937
Inscriptions
"WEDWOOD" (impressed)
"WF88" (impressed)
"NEW YORK / SOLE IMPORTERS / JONES McDUFFEE & STRATON Co / BOSTON / WEDGWOOD / ETRURIA / ENGLAND. / HONG KONG / THE AMERICAN CLIPPER SHIP PLATES / SAN FRANCISCO / A C / GEORGE C. WALES / des.et del. 1937 / BOSTON." (Brown enamel all within a circle)
"GAME COCK. / DESIGNED BY SAMUEL POOK. BOSTON. / AND BUILT BY SAMUEL HALL, EAST BOSTON, 1850. / FOR DANIEL C. BACON, BOSTON. / CAPTAINS: HOLLIS, JAYNE (AND OTHERS). LENGTH 190-6, BREADTH 40, DEPTH 22, TONNAGE 1392, MAIN YARD 80. / SAN FRANCISCO, HONG KONG, UNDER 36 DAYS. / EQUATOR-SAN FRANCISCO, 16 DAYS. / BEST REPORTED DAY'S RUN 342 MILES. / CONDEMMED AT CAPE OF GOOD HOPE 1880." (Brown glaze inscription)
"GAME COCK" (Brown glaze inscription within banner)
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
porcelain
Object type
Food Service T&E
Places
England (United Kingdom) [country]
Descriptive terms
dinner plates
Plate, Dinner
porcelain
souvenirs
Dimensions
3/4 (H), 9 1/8 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.1933.1
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
173384
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Wallpaper Details

Pattern Name
AMERICAN CLIPPER SHIP

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