Platter - Ceramic, Asiatic Pheasants, circa 1840s-circa 1915 Archaeology Reg. No: HA 1150

Five partially conjoining base and rim fragments of an earthenware platter. 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), 2010
Discipline: Archaeology - Historical

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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: Serving dish
Trench Unit Number: F12/109
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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