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Plate, Garden Pattern

Decorative Arts and Design

MEDIUM Glazed earthenware
  • Place Made: Etruria, England
  • DATES 1945–1955
    DIMENSIONS height: 3/4 in. (1.9 cm); diameter: 8 1/2 in. (21.6 cm)
    MARKINGS Printed in black underglaze on bottom: "GARDEN / [a line] / DESIGNED BY / RAVILIOUS / [a line] / [forming a circle] OF ETRURIA & BARLASTON / [inside circle] WEDGWOOD / MADE IN / ENGLAND" "[separated from all the above] IV" Painted in red overglaze: "TL 259 / S P " Impressed on bottom: "WEDGWOOD / 6 U 5 4"
    ACCESSION NUMBER 2004.94.5
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Rosemarie Haag Bletter and Martin Filler
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Circular plate with slightly flared concave rim, underglaze transfer printed and overglaze painted decoration. Decoration on rim consists of repeated sections of segmented twisted ribbon transfer printed in black underglaze and a band of yellow painted on inner margin. In center of well is a roughly circular scene transfer printed in black underglaze and over-painted in yellow. In center of scene is a figure of a woman, seen from rear, holding an umbrella above head. To proper right of plate is a tent, to proper left and extending above figure's head is a tree, and further left is a small table with an umbrella over it. Condition: Very good. Minor wear from use.
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