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saucer
  • John Davenport
    1765–1848
    active: England, United Kingdom
  • saucer, 1830–1860
  • Where object was made: Longport, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom
  • transferware, earthenware, lusterware
  • Object Diameter: 13.6 cm
    Object Diameter: 5 3/8 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.6426
Description

Staffordshire light blue transfer printed saucer depicting a "Pastoral scene with shepherds." In the center of the plate is a scene with two figures seated on the ground in front of a cottage. There are sheep on the left side of the plate. There is a thin band of flowers around the border. There is a thin band of luster on either side of the floral border.