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Culture:English
Title:plate
Date Made:1705-1715
Type:Food Service
Materials:ceramic: tin-glazed earthenware decorated in cobalt blue
Place Made:United Kingdom; England; Bristol
Measurements:overall: 1 3/16 x 8 in.; 3.0163 x 20.32 cm
Accession Number:  HD 91.161
Credit Line:Reginald and Rachel French gift

Description:
English delft circular plate with blue decoration. The well is decorated with a center cornucopia with flowers and foliage, surrounded by three narrow concentric circles. The rim, surrounded by two blue bands on the inside and one band on the outside, is decorated by a series of triangles or zig-zag shapes, with a smaller triangular A-like shape in each triangle.

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