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1950.256 (RS209422)

Description

Earthenware platter with scalloped rim and brown transfer-print pattern "Grecian Scenery." Scene of figures among Grecian temples, statuary and ruins. Waterway with ships and mountains in the distance. Border is printed with repeating scenes of exotic, domed-roof buildings framed by scrolls and flowers.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830-1850
Inscriptions
"STONE CHINA. / Grecian Scenery [in flower and scroll cartouche]" (printed)
"18" (impressed)
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
ironstone (pottery)
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels
Descriptive terms
Boat
Classical Figure
Dish, Serving
earthenware
glazing (coating)
ironstone (pottery)
Platter
platters
Ruins
Temple
transfer printing
Dimensions
2 x 19 x 15 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1950.256
Credit Line
Bequest of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick W. Bridge
GUSN
45146

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