Shape Type: Breakfast & Tea Wares

Pattern Type: Miscellaneous

Date: 1865 - 75

Dimensions:

  • Diameter: 2.63 in (6.6802 cm)
  • Height: 2.63 in (6.6802 cm)

Maker: Davenport

Maker's Mark:

Printed

Maker's Mark:

Impressed

Description:

A bone china  saucer. Underglaze "oven" color panels of blue and red with white reserves shaped to follow overglaze gold printing.  It is Pattern 3590.  The impressed mark is one of the smallest used by Davenort and measures .5625" by .0625"

The technique employed with  "oven" colors or ground laying is described on pages 162 - 163 of Manufacturing Processes of Tableware during the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries by Robert Copeland. Published by The Northern Ceramic Society 2009.

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