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Platter

Octagonal, mauve. "Ladies Cabin" depicted in the center, with the ships "Acadia" on the sides and "Columbia" at the ends, in strap and scroll designs.

Marks

Worn, includes "Boston" and ship

Credit Line

Bequest of Dana Pond

English (Staffordshire), about 1870

Object Place

Staffordshire, England

Accession Number

RES.63.34

Medium or Technique

Lead-glazed earthenware with transfer-printed decoration

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery