Plate - Ceramic, Asiatic Pheasants, circa 1840s-circa 1915 Archaeology Reg. No: HA 702

One earthenware plate rim fragment. Transfer print is blue 'Asiatic Pheasants', popular in the second half of the 19th century and into Edwardian times.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Godden Mackay Logan Heritage Consultants (GML), 2009
Discipline: Archaeology - Historical

More information

Tagged with: world heritage, royal exhibition building, archaeology, eating dining
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, Royal Exhibition Building Western Forecourt Collection
Primary Classification: HISTORICAL ARCHAEOLOGY
Secondary Classification: (To Be Classified)
Tertiary Classification: (to be classified)
Activity: Food service
Specific Activity: Plate
Trench Unit Number: E14/15/077
Manufacturer: circa 1840s?circa 1915
References: Klose and Malan 2000: 55; Coysh and Henrywood 1982: 29, Potter 1998: 8; Godden 1991: 254
  1. [Article - Journal] Klose, J & Malan, A. The Ceramic Signature of the Cape in the Nineteenth Century, with Particular Reference to the Tenant Street Site, Cape Town. The South African Archaeological Bulletin. 55: 49-59., 2000, 55 Pages
  2. [Book], R Henrywood, Arthur Coysh, The Dictionary of Blue and White Printed Pottery 1780-1880, Antique Collectors' Club, Woodbridge, 1982, 1982, 29 Pages
  3. [Chapter] Potter, J. Introduction, in Roberts, Gaye B. True Blue: Transfer Printed Earthenware. 7-10., 1998, 8 Pages
  4. [Book], Geoffrey Godden, Encyclopaedia of British Pottery and Porcelain Marks, Barrie & Jenkins, London, 1991, 1991, 254 Pages

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