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Description

"Alphabet plate;" circular body with molded alphabet decoration and beaded borders on rim; interior well with black transfer print design of dogs stealing food from a table; enamel wash details.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1875
Inscriptions
Impressed mark in rectangle: ""ELSMORE & SON/ENGLAND""
Location of origin
Tunstall, England, Staffordshire
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
earthenware
transfer printing
vitrification
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
Alphabet
alphabets (symbols)
Children's food service tools and equipment
Dog
dog (animal)
Earthenware
earthenware
figure- and animal-derived motifs
PLATE
plates (dishes)
Semi-Vitrified
Staffordshire
Transfer Printed
transfer printing
vitrification
Dimensions
7.125 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1111
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
6054

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