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Object ID # 1962.033.003
Object Name Plate, Dinner
Title Soup Plate
Lexicon category 4: T&E For Materials
Date 19th-century
Made Unknown
Place of Origin Unknown
Description Dark-bordered floral ceramic soup plate. It is one of a set of seven soup plates. There were also some matching dinner plates given (see RELATED). It is 25.2 cm in diameter. Brown or black border at rim. Pink flowers and smaller yellow/blue ones are incorporated into the border design. The centre is decorated with a large floral grouping (pink, purple, yellow, blue, green) in the foreground, with a house/gazebo pictured in the background. Cream glazed. "20" impressed on base. No maker's identification.
Provenance This item appears to be from the 19th-century (part of a set). Its country of origin needs to be researched yet.

The previous owner, Mildred Thompson (née Halliday), is descended from the Charles Howell family of Owen Sound, Grey County (on her maternal side). In 1962, she resided at RR.#3, Chatsworth, Sullivan Township, Grey County.
Collection Food Service Tools & Equipment
Material Ceramic/Glaze/Paint
Dimensions Dia-25.2 cm
Found Grey County, Ontario
People Howell, Charles
Howell, Benjamin
Thompson, Mildred
Subjects Soups
Function A plate (once part of a matching set) that would be used for dining purposes.