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Object ID # 1980.141.279
Object Name Bowl, Cereal
Lexicon category 4: T&E For Materials
Year Range from 1907
Year Range to 1910
Made Woods & Sons
Place of Origin England, United Kingdom
Description One of six white and dark blue cereal bowls with the Yuan (good luck) design - a floral design on the rim and a bird and floral desgin in the centre of the plate. The bird is a stork, which represents good luck. This is a transfer-printed pattern and the plate was made in England by the Wood & Sons pottery. Reverse is stamped "YUAN" with a stork and "Wood & Sons / England / RN No 656368."
Provenance Manufactured at WOOD & SONS which was located at Trent and New Wharf Potteries, Burslem, Staffordshire Potteries, from 1865 on. The printed mark between 1891-1907 had "Wood & Son", while after 1907, the mark had "Wood & Sons". The word "Ltd." was added to the mark c. 1910. Therefore this shallow soup bowl, from the appearance of its mark, would date to between 1907-1910.

Owned by Mrs. T. Dowsley Kennedy of 645 2nd Ave. West, Owen Sound, Grey County.

Last owned by her daughter, Catherine "Kay" McKie of Guelph, Ontario, who found it when cleaning out her parent's house.
Collection Food Service Tools & Equipment
Material Ceramic/Transfer Print/Glaze
Dimensions D-3.7 Dia-16.4 cm
Found Ontario