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Platter Platter, late 18th century

This is a platter. It was manufactured by Spode Ceramic Works. It is dated late 18th century and we acquired it in 1915. Its medium is porcelain, vitreous enamel, gold. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

  • Platter, ca. 1745
  • tin-glazed earthenware.
  • Gift of Eugene V. and Clare E. Thaw.
  • 2017-20-2

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 38.6 x 28.2 x 5.5 cm (15 3/16 x 11 1/8 x 2 3/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Underside: [1] "SPODE. / 1645.", painted in red overglaze (includes manufactury mark and possibly pattern number "1645") [2] "k", painted in red overglaze

It is signed

Unsigned

It is inscribed

In well: [1] interlaced "SHW" (?), painted

Cite this object as

Platter Platter, late 18th century; Manufactured by Spode Ceramic Works ; England; porcelain, vitreous enamel, gold; H x W x D: 38.6 x 28.2 x 5.5 cm (15 3/16 x 11 1/8 x 2 3/16 in.); 1915-21-2

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