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soup plate
  • England, United Kingdom
  • soup plate, circa 1800–1830
  • Where object was made: Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom
  • transferware, earthenware
  • Object Diameter: 25.6 cm
    Object Diameter: 10 1/16 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.2050

"Imaginary Chinese City" series of Staffordshire light blue transfer printed soup plate. Scene with figures, trees, mountains around border. In the center is an image of a temple-like structure with figures standing by a wall overlooking a river.