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Commemorative Plate

1920.223 (RS204901)

Description

A blue transfer printed whiteware commemorative plate. The central design depicts the Old Oak bordered by an inner scroll and floral motif and an outer bar and bead design.

Details

Maker
Minton (Maker)
Date
1903-1905
Inscriptions
""To Commemorate/ the 250th Anniversary/ of the Incorporation of/ the Town May 29 1905"/ Richard Briggs & Co. Boston/ Made in England/ The Old Oak/ Billerica, Massachusetts/ An Old Tree when the Town Was/ Incorporated in 1655" (printed)
Location of origin
Stoke-on-Trent, England, Staffordshire; Stoke, England, Staffordshire
Associated Building
Subject The Old Oak.
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
whiteware
Object type
Documentary Artifacts; Memorabilia
Descriptive terms
Acanthus
Colonial Revival
Commemorative
commemoratives
Earthenware
earthenware
glazing (coating)
Oak Tree
Plate, Commemorative
plates (dishes)
Scroll
scrolls (motifs)
Shell
Tin Glazed
Town Scene
Transfer Printed
transfer printing
whiteware
People and organizations
Old Oak, The
Dimensions
1 (D), 10 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1920.223
GUSN
7280

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