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Quimper

1998.631 (RS24336)

Description

Ovoid quimper; decorative dish w/ 2 raised grotesques at sides and scalloped reticulated lip; blue interior w/ yellow banded rim; white exterior w/ multi-colored picture of nude woman w/ snake-like arms, headdress and finned feet; 4 feet at bottom of quimper.

Details

Maker
Societa Ceramica Richard (Maker)
Date
1842-1860
Inscriptions
Painted on bottom: ""Ginor"" [w/ simple crown]/ 848-062"" This mark used 1842-1860.
Location of origin
Milan, Italy
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
glazing (coating)
painting (coating)
porcelain
tin (metal)
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
DISH
dishes (vessels)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
glazing (coating)
Grotesque
grotesques
Painted
painting (coating)
Porcelain
Possibly porcelain
tin (metal)
Tin Glazed
Woman
women (female humans)
Dimensions
3.5 x 7.5 x 3.5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.631
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
18193

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