Shape Type: Dinner & Dessert Wares

Pattern Type: Animals

Date: 1842-1844

Dimensions:

  • Length: 13.00 in (33.02 cm)
  • Width: 10.50 in (26.67 cm)

Maker: Ridgway & Morley

Maker's Mark:

Printed

Description:

A small earthenware platter printed in flow blue in the named pattern Cashmere. The pattern is reminiscent of an original Chinese export porcelain design, sometimes referred to as Spotted Deer, shown below, a design that was copied by a number of makers in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. 

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