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1985.157 (RS118535)

Description

Finely potted white clay body w/ bluish "white" glaze. Circular plate form w/ wide, very slightly dished rim. Pronounced cavetto and shallow well. Underglaze cobalt blue painted decoration featuring potted plants, tobacco leaf, pine tree and ornamental screen. Scrolled cavetto border. Rim border is quartered w/ floral reserves and blue band featuring rolled textiles and floral sprigs.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1760
Associated Building
Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
porcelain
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
PLATE
plates (dishes)
porcelain
Porcelain
Dimensions
9.25 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1985.157
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman
GUSN
24855

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