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Dinner plate

1944.85 (RS210816)

Description

Earthenware plate with scalloped rim and brown transfer-print pattern "A View in Venice" depicting people standing beside canal in foreground with the Venice skyline behind them. Border pattern of floral sprays with vase on florette patterned ground.

Details

Maker
Ridgway, William (Maker)
Date
1830-1854
Inscriptions
"A / View in / Venice / WR / ITALIAN" [in sheild and banners] (printed)
"536 / J.B. MORRIS JR." and "536 / J.B.M. Jr." and "J.B. Morris Lakewood[?] [illegible] / 1 Brown white plate / $2.00" (handwritten)
Location of origin
Shelton, England, Staffordshire
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E; Eating Vessels
Places
County of Staffordshire (England, United Kingdom) [county]
Descriptive terms
dinner plates
Dish, Eating
earthenware
glazing (coating)
Plate, Dinner
Plate, Food
transfer printing
Dimensions
1 (H), 10 1/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1944.85
Credit Line
Gift of the John B. Morris Jr.
GUSN
53670

Wallpaper Details

Pattern Name
A View in Venice

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