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Luncheon Plates

1998.5905.59-.70 (RS223880)

Description

Luncheon plates part of "Hampden" pattern dinner service for twelve designed by Christopher Dresser and produced by the Old Hall Earthenware Company, England. The plates are light cream-colored with aqua rims, decorated with a transfer-printed and overpainted pattern of flowers and geometric designs in aqua, blues, yellow, brown and black.

Details

Maker
Dresser, Christopher (Designer)
Old Hall Earthenware Co. Ltd. (Maker)
Date
1880-1883
Inscriptions
"HAMPDEN / OLD HALL / ENGLAND / E'WARE CO / (L)" (printed)
Location of origin
Hanley, English
Material
ceramics (objects)
Object type
Food Service T&E; Eating Vessels
Places
Hanley (Stoke-on-Trent, England, United Kingdom)
North Andover (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
Anglo-Japanese
ceramics (objects)
Dish, Eating
floral patterns
Plate, Food
Plate, Luncheon
plates (dishes)
Dimensions
1 1/2 (H), 9 3/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.5905.59-.70
Credit Line
Sarah Moore Field Collection
GUSN
309906

Wallpaper Details

Pattern Name
Hampden

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