Shape Type: Dinner & Dessert Wares

Pattern Type: Landscapes and Waterscapes

Date: 1884-1890

Dimensions:

  • Diameter: 9.75 in (24.765 cm)

Maker: Wallis Gimson & Co.

Maker's Mark:

Printed

Description:

An octagonal aesthetic movement earthenware plate printed in dark brown and painted underglaze in shades of fuchsia or red, golden yellow, green, and blue.  The border design features a double row of geometric shapes along the rim and the central pattern consists of  wildflowers and blooming orchids surrounding two cartouches; one of The City Hall in Boston and another of The Governor General's Residence in Ottawa, Canada.

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