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1931.1457 (RS209421)

Description

Earthenware platter with feet and gravy well produced by William Ridgeway and Company. Brown transfer-print pattern "Marmora" features scene of small boats on a river with exotic, dome-roofed buildings. Border is printed with three repeating scenes of exotic boats and buildings framed by trellis and flower pattern.

Details

Maker
William Ridgway & Co. (Manufacturer)
Date
1834-1854
Inscriptions
"[urn with classical figures and anchor] / W.R. & Co/ MARMORA [in banner]" (printed)
Location of origin
Shelton and Hanley, England, Staffordshire
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
molding (forming)
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels
Places
County of Staffordshire (England, United Kingdom) [county]
Descriptive terms
buildings (structures)
Dish, Serving
earthenware
fishing vessels
floral patterns
Flower
gazebos
glazing (coating)
Marmora
molding (forming)
Platter
platters
rivers
transfer printing
Trellis
Dimensions
2 3/4 x 18 x 15 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1931.1457
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Ida F. Robbins
GUSN
34296

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