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Dinner plate

Item Information

Title:
Dinner plate
Description:
Molded, white clay body w/ blue pearl glaze. Three stilt marks on front and back. Circular plate form w/ dished rim, pronounced cavetto and deep well. Underglaze blue transfer printed decoration from series "Oriental Scenery/ Mahomedan Mosque & Tomb/ I. Hall" (Marked in blue). Central scene of middle-eastern mosque w/ camel in foreground. Rim w/ elaborate naturalistic floral and fruit border flanked by a small leaf and Gothic "keyhole" secondary border.
Maker:
Hall & Sons, John
Date:
1814–1832
Format:
Objects/Artifacts
Genre:
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
tin (metal)
dinner plates
Location:
Historic New England
Collection (local):
Digitized Museum Collections
Subjects:
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Camelus (genus)
mosques (buildings)
landscapes (representations)
Asian
Tin Glazed
Mosque
Transfer Printed
Camel
Oriental Scenery
Mahomedan Mosque & Tomb
Places:
MassachusettsEssex (county)Newbury
Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.)
Extent:
() Diameter: 9.875 in.
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
Rights status not evaluated.
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Notes:
Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman
Accession #:
1985.173
Identifier:
24902