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Object ID # 1988.025.007
Object Name Plate, Tea
Title Tea Plate
Lexicon category 4: T&E For Materials
Made Unknown
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
Provenance 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
Material Ceramic/Glaze/Paint
Dimensions D-2.6 Dia-15.8 cm
Found Euphrasia Township (formerly), Municipality of Grey Highlands, Grey County
People 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.