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Description

White clay body w/ colorless glaze. Large oval form w/ wide flat rim, canted slightly to oval well. The well is molded w/ 7 "fingers" fanning out from a molded shell-shaped reserve, designed to collect meat and fish juices. High foot ring. Incised on bottom, "74" and "74+".

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1875
Associated Building
Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
porcelain
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
PLATTER
platters
porcelain
Porcelain
Dimensions
2.563 x 10.438 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1985.262
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman
GUSN
25220

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