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Cake Stand

1998.5905.109-.110 (RS224036)

Description

Two cake stands part of a "Hampden" pattern dinner service for twelve. Designed by Christopher Dresser and produced by the Old Hall Earthenware Company, England. Light cream-colored body with aqua rim, decorated with a transfer-printed and overpainted pattern of flowers and geometric designs in aqua, blues, yellow, brown and black.\n

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, England
Material
ceramic (material)
Object type
Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels
Places
Hanley (Stoke-on-Trent, England, United Kingdom)
North Andover (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
Anglo-Japanese
cake plates (serving vessels)
ceramic (material)
floral patterns
Stand, Cake
Stand, Serving
Dimensions
5 1/2 x 8 3/4 x 8 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.5905.109-.110
Credit Line
Sarah Moore Field Collection
GUSN
309975

Wallpaper Details

Pattern Name
Hampden

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