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1977.854 (RS117148)

Description

Ovoid form with deep well and wide rim; white clay, lead body; blue transfer print design; central river scene with far-eastern-style buildings in background and two figures on boat in foreground; floral pattern with birds on rim.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1845-1870
Inscriptions
Printed mark on bottom.
Location of origin
Longport, England, Staffordshire
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
lead (metal)
tin (metal)
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
Boat
boats
Earthenware
earthenware
Floral
floral patterns
glazing (coating)
lead (metal)
PLATTER
platters
tin (metal)
Tin Glazed
Transfer Printed
transfer printing
Dimensions
16.5 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.854
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
4743

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