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Object Name Plate
Date 1700-1750
Description Tin-glazed earthenware plate (Delft type). Decoration in blue on white, featuring a vase of peacock feathers surrounded by a wide border of stylized motifs drawn from the appearance of peacock feathers. Golden yellow color on edge. Mark on reverse resembles a triangle and line. There is a hole in the foot rim to allow for hanging (appears to be original to the piece). Probably made in the Netherlands. Diameter is 12.250 inches.
(Keywords: Dutch, European)
Acquisition Gift of Helen W. Bolton
Earliest Date 1700
Latest Date 1750
Material Ceramic
Subjects Peacocks
Pottery
Tableware
Lexicon Sub-category Food Service T&E
Catalog Number 85.072.0004
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Efron family in memory of Dr. Meryl Efron, May 2014.
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