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Artist / Maker : Sam Alcock and Company
Title : Untitled (Plate)
Date (Execution) : c. 1830-1859
Geographical Origin : Burslem, Stoke-on-Trent, England, United Kingdom
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Style / Period : Regency 1811-1837
Medium / Material  : Porcelain; enamel paint and gilt with glaze
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Object Type : plates (general, dishes)
Visual Description : Bone china armorial plate. Plate has lobed rim which has 3 parallel bands of gilt, 1 wide (outermost) and 2 narrow. Crest in centre is blue enamelled oval band with red clenched fist in centre. Fist holds an implement with a fleur-de-lis like top. Gilt text reads "PARTA TUERI" (defend what you have won). Outer crest is circular blue ribbon surrounding loosely tied rope. Gilt text on ribbon reads "FROM THE INHABITANTS OF BURLSEM AUG.16 1842"
Accession # : U985.15.96
Width (cm) : 23.00
Height (cm) : 23.00
Depth (cm) : 1.90
Mandatory Credit : The White and Veillette Study Collection; Gift of Gary White and John Veillette
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