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Commemorative Plate

1986.574 (RS25513)

Description

Of circular form, in a cream tone with a fluted rim with gilt edging. The face has a polychrome transfer of the Newbury marsh view and salt hay bales. Above are crossed flags and an inscription, and a black circular reserve enclosing the Newbury town seal.

Details

Maker
Worldwide Art Studios (Maker)
Date
1940-1960
Inscriptions
In a transfer print on the front is: Town of Newbury, Massachusetts/The Mary and John/ Newbury, Mass/Incorporated May 6, 1635/""The Marshes"". The back has a two paragraph history of the Newbury flag, and the makers mark: Worldwide Art Studios/a division of/Atlas Crystal Works, Inc./Covington, Tennessee.
Location of origin
Covington, TN, USA
Associated Building
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
ceramic (material)
earthenware
gilding
glazing (coating)
molding (forming)
tin (metal)
transfer printing
Object type
Documentary Artifact
Places
Tennessee (United States)
Descriptive terms
ceramic (material)
commemoratives
Earthenware
earthenware
Flag
flags
Gilded
gilding
glazing (coating)
Haystack
marshes
Marshland
Molded
molding (forming)
PLATE, COMMEMORATIVE
plates (dishes)
tin (metal)
Tin Glazed
Transfer Printed
transfer printing
Unidentified Ceramic
People and organizations
Newbury, MA
Dimensions
10.625 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.574
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
50963

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