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Tortoiseshell Glazed Plate

1991.419 (RS21105)

Description

Redware plate, smallish in size; uneven scalloped edge, pared from the reverse; overall orange glaze with dark manganese splotches in a tortoiseshell design.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1750-1799
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
glazing (coating)
lead glaze
molding (forming)
redware
scalloping
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
glazing (coating)
lead glaze
Lead Glazed
Molded
molding (forming)
Plate
plates (dishes)
Redware
redware
Scalloped
scalloping
Tortoise Shell
Dimensions
8 1/2 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.419
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2396

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