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Covered dish

Object Number: 
1961.390ab
Date: 
1819-1836
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall (a): 4 in. × 8 1/8 in. × 8 1/8 in. (10.2 × 20.6 × 20.6 cm) Overall (b): 2 3/4 × 12 1/4 × 10 1/8 in. (7 ×
Marks: 
impressed: on base of dish: "CLEWS WARRANTED STAFFORDSHIRE" in circle with crown printed: on base of dish in rectangular medallion: "DOCTOR SYNTAX/SETTING OUT ON/HIS FIRST TOUR" printed: under lid: "DOCTIR SYNTAX/MAKING/A/DISCOVERY"
Description: 
Square pearlware dish with rounded corners, scalloped, flared edge with roumded flange handled with square lid with rounded corners, domed with square finial; both printed in dark blue with scene from Dr. Syntax series, floral border.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. Arthur H. Merritt
Provenance: 
The Dr. Arthur H. Merritt Collection of Anglo-American Historical Staffordshire
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group