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Culture:English
Title:plate
Date Made:1780-1800
Type:Food Service
Materials:ceramic: lead glaze with cobalt oxide over refined earthenware (pearlware) with underglaze blue enamel
Place Made:United Kingdom; England; Staffordshire or Yorkshire
Measurements:overall: 7 3/4 in.; 20.32 cm
Accession Number:  HD 56.084.1
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Description:
English pearlware plate with chinoiserie decoration in blue in a pattern that was produced by a number of Staffordshire and Yorkshire potteries. The blue, wavy-edged rim is decorated with three sets of two molded leaves edged in blue; the curvature is encircled with a trellis pattern; and the well has a landscape scene with a pagoda, fence, a man holding a parasol and pointing his finger upward, and birds flying overhead.

Tags:
pagodas

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