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Platter

English (Staffordshire)
after 1841
Made at Staffordshire (England)


Object Place: Europe, England, Staffordshire

Dimensions

39.37 cm (15 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

RES.63.34

Medium or Technique

Lead-glazed earthenware (ironstone) with transfer-printed decoration

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Pottery

Octagonal, lavender serving platter used on the Cunard “Boston Mail” ships. “Ladies Cabin” depicted in the center, with the ships “Acadia” at top and bottom of rim and “Columbia” on either side, in strap and scroll designs.

Markings

Transfer-printed in pink, very worn, includes "Boston" above an image of a side-wheel steamship

Credit Line

Bequest of Dana Pond