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"Sally of Boston" Plate

1935.924 (RS209057)

Description

Pearlware plate with molded scallop edge. Rim is molded with a feather and sprig pattern and painted green. Plate interior is transfer-printed with an image of the ship "SALLY OF BOSTON" in black. Parts of the image are over-painted in green, red and blue. The American clipper ship Sally was constructed in Boston in 1803. She sailed from there under Richard Orne as master. Lost on Bahama Bank in 1825.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1803-1830
Inscriptions
See description.
Location of origin
Liverpool, England
Material
earthenware
hand-painted
molding (forming)
pearlware
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E; Eating Vessels
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Possibly Liverpool (Liverpool urban district, Merseyside, England, United Kingdom)
Descriptive terms
commemoratives
Dish, Eating
earthenware
hand-painted
molding (forming)
pearlware
Plate, Food
plates (dishes)
Ship
ships
transfer printing
Dimensions
1 (H), 9 3/8 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1935.924
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Mary C. Wheelwright
GUSN
26608

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