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1957

  • Work on this object began.

1986

  • We acquired this object.

2012

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2021

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Dessert Plate (England)

This is a Dessert plate. It was designed by Enid Seeney and manufactured by Ridgway Potteries Ltd.. It is dated 1957 and we acquired it in 1986. Its medium is glazed earthenware, transfer-printed decoration. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by David McFadden.

Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 1.9 x 20 cm (3/4 x 7 7/8 in.)

It has the following markings

On underside, printed in black: "Homemaker/Made in England" [in script]; "THESE COLOURS ARE PERMANENT/UNDERGLAZE AND DETERGENT PROOF" in block.

Cite this object as

Dessert Plate (England); Designed by Enid Seeney (English, 1931–2011); glazed earthenware, transfer-printed decoration; H x diam.: 1.9 x 20 cm (3/4 x 7 7/8 in.); 1986-78-3

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