Plate - Ceramic, White Glazed, J & MP Bell & Co, Glasgow, circa 1881-1928 Archaeology Reg. No: HA 1

One white glazed earthenware base fragment of a plate. Has a maker's mark on base (J & M P Bell of Glasgow). Dates to between circa 1881 and 1928.

May have had a sparse transfer printed design on base (but not fragment recovered) or on rim.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Godden Mackay Logan Heritage Consultants, 2009
Discipline: Archaeology - Historical

More information

Tagged with: world heritage, royal exhibition building, archaeology, eating dining
Themes this item is part of: World Heritage, World Futures, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Royal Exhibition Building Western Forecourt Collection
Primary Classification: HISTORICAL ARCHAEOLOGY
Secondary Classification: Food Service
Tertiary Classification: plate
Activity: Food service
Specific Activity: Plate
Trench Unit Number: H11
Manufacturer: J & M P Bell & Co, c 1881-1928
References: Coysh and Henrywood 1982: 38; Poplar Forest 1996: 23; Bell 1995: 28; Godden 1991: 11, 67
  1. [Book], R Henrywood, Arthur Coysh, The Dictionary of Blue and White Printed Pottery 1780-1880, Antique Collectors' Club, Woodbridge, 1982, 1982, 38 Pages
  2. [Book], Poplar Forest Archaeology Lab and Field Manual, The Corporation for Jefferson's Poplar Forest, Forest, 1996, 1996, 23 Pages
  3. [Book], Robert Bell, Maling and Other Tyneside Pottery, Shire Publications Ltd, Buckinghamshire, 1995, 1995, 28 Pages
  4. [Book], Geoffrey Godden, Encyclopaedia of British Pottery and Porcelain Marks, Barrie & Jenkins, London, 1991, 1991, 11, 67 Pages

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