|Object ID #||1988.025.007|
|Object Name||Plate, Tea|
|Lexicon category||4: T&E For Materials|
|Place of Origin||Unknown|
|Description||This is a glazed ceramic flow-blue floral tea plate (with similarity to 1969.030.015 - footed jardiniere, and it also has some matching tea plates that came with it). There is hand-painted decoration for the floral designs, while the flow blue effect is present on the four-lobed rim area. There is also some orange shading near the blue areas. The base ring is round and there is a red-coloured hand-painted decorator's mark on the underside.|
|Makers mark||Hand-painted maker's mark on the bottom|
Likely belonged to William and Esther Wiley who lived on a farm in the Harkaway district of Grey County.
They had two daughters who attended Harkaway School in the 1910s - Velma and Margaret Wiley.
Last belonged to Velma Wiley who later moved to Markdale, Grey County. and she died there on January 11, 1989.
|Collection||Food Service Tools & Equipment|
|Dimensions||D-2.6 Dia-15.8 cm|
|Found||Euphrasia Township (formerly), Municipality of Grey Highlands, Grey County|
Wiley, Velma W.
|Function||This tea plate is part of a tableware set and would be intended for serving desserts or sandwiches, or a serving of bread.|