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Earthenware Charger

1949.702 (RS119813)

Description

Earthenware charger; polychrom bird design; buff-colored clay body with shite tin glaze overall; circular form with wide slightly dished rim and deep well with poorly defined cavetto; overall painted decoration in mineral colors: mottled yellow and blue background with two partridges on low flowering branch; marshy effect on bottom.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1900
Associated Building
Used At Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
earthenware
tin glaze
Object type
Food Service T&E
Places
Europe
Descriptive terms
Charger
chargers (platters)
earthenware
Faience
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Lead Glaze
tin glaze
Tin Glazed
Dimensions
13 3/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.702
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth Vaughan
GUSN
250469

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