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Plate, Garden Pattern

Decorative Arts

MEDIUM Glazed earthenware
  • Place Made: Etruria, England
  • DATES 1945-1955
    DIMENSIONS height: 5/8 in. (1.6 cm); diameter: 7 in. (17.8 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] 2" Painted in red overglaze: "TL 254 / [unreadable]" Impressed on bottom: "WEDGWOOD / 1 U 5 4"
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 2004.94.6
    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 tree; at proper right a sawn portion of a tree, two saws and an axe; at proper left a wheelbarrow with chopped wood inside and a bird flying over it. Condition: Good. Shows some scratching and wear from use, some discoloration in one area at rim, and a rust mark near rim in another spot.
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