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Butter plate

1980.354 (RS207959)

Description

Small, earthenware plate with scalloped edge and mulberry colored transfer-print. Border has alternating flowal sprays and a scene of a ship sailing. Central scene of ship sailing past lighthouse with mountains in the distance.

Details

Maker
Possibly Mayer, Thomas (Maker)
Date
1835-1840
Inscriptions
[arch over dot] (printed)
"2" (impressed)
Location of origin
Stoke/Longport, England, Staffordshire
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E; Eating Vessels
Places
Possibly County of Staffordshire (England, United Kingdom) [county]
Descriptive terms
buildings (structures)
butter chips
Chip, Butter
Dish, Eating
earthenware
floral patterns
glazing (coating)
Lighthouse
lighthouses
Mountain
mountains
Ship
ships
Spray
transfer printing
Dimensions
1/2 (H), 4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1980.354
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
49859

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