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tortoise shell plate
  • England, United Kingdom
  • tortoise shell plate, mid 1700s
  • Where object was made: England, United Kingdom
  • earthenware, lead glazing
  • Object Diameter: 22.7 cm
    Object Diameter: 8 7/8 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.1750

Creamware plate with mottled green design that resembles tortoise shell. It has a bead and reel pattern around the scalloped edge.