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1986.798 (RS25514)

Description

A round cream plate with a serpentine edge, rounded well and a foot ring. It is transfer-printed in blue with a central scene of European traders and natives in an oriental port. There is a floral border with outer zig-zags.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1870
Inscriptions
Transfer-printed on the underside is: COMMERCE. There is also a flower mark.
Location of origin
England
Associated Building
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
ceramic (material)
creamware
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
ceramic (material)
Creamware
Floral
floral patterns
Geometric
geometric patterns
Orientalism
PLATE
plates (dishes)
Possibly creamware
Trade
trade (function)
Transfer Printed
transfer printing
Unidentified Ceramic
Dimensions
10.75 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.798
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
51135

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