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Dessert plate

1980.311.5 (RS209684)

Description

Small earthenware plate with scalloped edge decorated with mulberry-colored transfer print pattern "Chinese Fountain." Pattern depicts a fountain on pedestal at right and arching spray of flowers at left. Asain-style buildings in the distance. Border of molded flowers and printed flowers and scrolls on pindot background.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1827-1840
Inscriptions
"Chinese / Fountain [in scroll cartouche] / EKB" (printed)
Location of origin
England, Staffordshire
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E; Eating Vessels
Places
Stoke-on-Trent (Stoke-on-Trent, England, United Kingdom)
Waltham (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
Chinoiserie
dessert plates
Dish, Eating
earthenware
glazing (coating)
Plate, Dessert
Plate, Food
transfer printing
Dimensions
3/4 (H), 8 1/2 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1980.311.5
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick B. Hicks
GUSN
49836

Wallpaper Details

Pattern Name
Chinese Fountain

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