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Cake Plates

1998.5905.111-.112 (RS224034)

Description

Two cake plates 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, scalloped handles on rim with metallic gold leaves, body 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)
Object type
Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels
Places
North Andover (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
cake plates (serving vessels)
Dish, Serving
Plate, Cake
Plate, Serving
Dimensions
9 1/2 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.5905.111-.112
Credit Line
Sarah Moore Field Collection
GUSN
309977

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