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1971.1044.2 (RS117992)

Description

"Commerce" pattern of blue transfer print on white body; floral and wavy line borders; central scene of group of figures (possibly traders) at center with two sailing vessels at right with dock areas at foreground; background shows Far Eastern buildings; possibly representing the China trade.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1870
Location of origin
England
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
earthenware
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
architectural elements
Architecture
architecture (object genre)
bases (object components)
business (commercial function)
Chinese export
Commerce
Earthenware
earthenware
Staffordshire
Trade
Transfer Printed
transfer printing
TUREEN
tureens
Accession Number
1971.1044.2
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5944

Wallpaper Details

Pattern Name
Commerce

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