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Platter

1937.237 (RS209053)

Description

Oval pearlware platter with molded feather and fish scale rim. Edge is painted blue. Two areas where glaze did not completely cover earthenware body. Two chips on rim.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1840
Inscriptions
"16" (impressed)
Location of origin
Staffordshire, England
Associated Building
Original To 28 Chestnut Street.
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
hand-painted
molding (forming)
pearlware
Object type
Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels
Descriptive terms
Dish, Serving
earthenware
glazing (coating)
hand-painted
molding (forming)
pearlware
Platter
platters
Dimensions
1 3/4 x 13 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1937.237
Credit Line
Bequest of Miss Amey L. Willson
GUSN
38963

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