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Object Name: Cup plate: Sailing Ship
Date: 19th century
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Medium: Earthenware
Dimensions: Overall: 1/2 x 3 7/8 in. ( 1.3 x 9.8 cm )
Place made: Europe, England
Description: Molded glazed earthenware cup plate with light blue transfer print decoration of three ships at sea and an object (?) in the foreground.
Credit Line: The Dr. Arthur H. Merritt Collection
Object Number: 1961.203
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Marks: impressed: in semi-circle on back: "J & G ALCO___/COBRID___?" printed: in blue ink: "5" typed: paper label affixed to back: "By J & G Alcook Cobridge"

Gallery Label:

According to the donor, the ship in this scene might be the 'Neptune'.

Provenance:

The Dr. Arthur H. Merritt Collection of Anglo-American Historical Staffordshire