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Cake Dish

1986.582 (RS25528)

Description

Of rectangular form with shaped corners, a molded beaded scroll and floriform tab handles at each end. There are sloping sides to the rectangular face that is painted in polychrome with a branch of flowering margnolia(?) and a rectangular reserve with hand-painted scene of a young woman walking in a wooded area. The exterior sides of the dish are painted pink.

Details

Maker
Hanland, Charles Field, Mr. (Maker)
Date
1880-1890
Inscriptions
Transfer printed on the bottom is: CFH/GDM .
Location of origin
France
Associated Building
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
earthenware
molding (forming)
painting (coating)
porcelain
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
cake plates (serving vessels)
DISH, CAKE
Earthenware
earthenware
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Floral
floral patterns
Molded
molding (forming)
Painted
painting (coating)
Porcelain
porcelain
scenes (depictions)
Scenic
Woman
women (female humans)
Dimensions
1.875 x 14 x 8.25 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.582
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
50976

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