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A2778-445 Dessert plate, crescent moon and blossoms, porcelain, painted by Harry Taylor, made by Doulton & Co, Burslem, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England, 1885-1891. Click to enlarge.

Royal Doulton dessert plate, painted by Harry Taylor

Made
A bone china plate, decorated with a crescent moon and blossoms. A circular foot ring rises to a concave upper face, with a deep well and moulded border occupying one half of the plate in the shape of a bearded man within a crescent moon. The well is decorated with branches of pink blossoms and green and mauve leaves and gold scrolling clouds on a pale blue background. The moon is painted pale yellow, with gold highlights and scrolling gold hair and beard. The decoration is edged with a single gold band of raised dots and the rim is edged in a gold.

Summary

Object No.

A2778-445

Object Statement

Dessert plate, crescent moon and blossoms, porcelain, painted by Harry Taylor, made by Doulton & Co, Burslem, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England, 1885-1891

Physical Description

A bone china plate, decorated with a crescent moon and blossoms. A circular foot ring rises to a concave upper face, with a deep well and moulded border occupying one half of the plate in the shape of a bearded man within a crescent moon. The well is decorated with branches of pink blossoms and green and mauve leaves and gold scrolling clouds on a pale blue background. The moon is painted pale yellow, with gold highlights and scrolling gold hair and beard. The decoration is edged with a single gold band of raised dots and the rim is edged in a gold.

Marks

Maker's trademark on base, transfer printed in brown, crown surmounting irregular circle shape, with text 'DOULTON / BURSLEM' encircling central motif of four interlinked 'D's. Starburst paper label adhered to base, written in pencil '1H T / X/X/'. Circular paper label adhered to base, printed in brown, with the number written in black ink 'ROYAL DOULTON / - / John Slater Collection No...'.

Production

Notes

Painted by Harry Taylor and manufactured by Doulton and Co.

Date refers to time period of maker's mark.

Cite this Object

Harvard

Royal Doulton dessert plate, painted by Harry Taylor 2020, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 25 September 2020, <https://ma.as/176231>

Wikipedia

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