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Cake Plate

Description

Slightly scalloped edged circular cakeplates have central hand-painted motif of two multi-colored pheasants perched on small pink blossomed tree; underneath, a grassy spot; to the left is an urn with red and blue flowers; similar flowers form border in transfer printed sprigs; cavetto line is an alternating floral diaper and brown line diaper; outer rim is scrolled in yellow with radiating links repeating out to edge.

Details

Maker
Spode Pottery (Maker)
Date
1868-1933
Inscriptions
Bottom marked 6606; attached card ""Copeland 1847-1891 SPODE FACTORY OF ENGLAND""; stamped on back ""COPELAND late SPONDE Rd No. 615911 ENGLAND""
Location of origin
Stoke-on-Trent, England, Staffordshire; England
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
earthenware
hand-painted
painting (image-making)
transfer printing
vitrification
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
cake plates (serving vessels)
Earthenware
earthenware
figure- and animal-derived motifs
hand-painted
Painted
painting (image-making)
pheasant
Pheasant
PLATE, CAKE
Semi-Vitrified
Transfer Printed
transfer printing
Tree
trees
Urn
urns
vitrification
Dimensions
0.75 (H), 7.625 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1166.10
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
6170

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