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1942.3662 (RS35349)

Description

Lead-glazed redware plate with flat narrow rim; yello scraffito and slip decoration of a hen and rooster, flowers, adn a butterfly. Inscribed around rim.

Details

Maker
Attributed to Bixler, Absalom
Attributed to Bixler, David
Date
1850-1880
Inscriptions
"ABSALOM BIXLER. TO HIS WIFE. SARAH / 1824" (impressed)
Associated Building
Original to Beauport, Sleeper-McCann House (Gloucester, Mass.).
Material
redware
sgraffito (technique)
slip glaze
Object type
Food Service T&E
Places
Lancaster (Lancaster county, Pennsylvania)
Pennsylvania (United States)
Descriptive terms
Hen
Plate
plates (dishes)
redware
sgraffito (technique)
slip glaze
People and organizations
Bixler, Sarah
Dimensions
1 3/4 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1942.3662
Credit Line
Gift of Constance McCann Betts, Helena Woolworth Guest and Frasier W. McCann
GUSN
26840

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