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"Doctor Syntax Amused with Pat in the Pond" platter
  • James & Ralph Clews
    active 1813–1834
  • "Doctor Syntax Amused with Pat in the Pond" platter, 1818–1836
  • Where object was made: Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom
  • transferware, earthenware
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 48.5 x 36.6 x 4.2 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 19 1/8 x 14 7/16 x 1 5/8 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.2125
Label Text

"Doctor Syntax" series of Staffordshire medium blue transfer printed platter depicting "Doctor Syntax Amused with Pat in the Pond." The scene has a building with a man leaning out of a window. Below the building is a pond with a man in the water. There are flowers around the border.