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Dinner plate

1985.164 (RS118542)

Description

White clay body with pearl glaze; circular form with narrow rim; lobed edge; slightly dished. Shallow circular well. Underglaze blue transfer printed decoration in early "Willow" pattern featuring birds at left, Chinese/ Middle Eastern style temples, houses, and figures and a fence featuring the Union Jack. Scroll cavetto border. Rim border floral leafy motifs, quartered by thistle, rose and crown.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830-1850
Associated Building
Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
ceramic (material)
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
Aves (class)
Bird
ceramic (material)
dinner plates
Fence
fences
figure- and animal-derived motifs
House
houses
PLATE, DINNER
Temple
temples (buildings)
Transfer Printed
transfer printing
Unidentified Ceramic
Willow
willow (wood)
Dimensions
9 3/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1985.164
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman
GUSN
24890

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