Chinese Canadian Artifacts Project

Item CVM_996.3.1 - Plate

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CA CVM CVM_996.3.1

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Earthenware. Outside Diameter-24.7 cm.

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An earthenware plate in beige and brown. A central pattern is in the style of the 1880's in England when Chinois series was in vogue (the copying of Chinese style and subjects on English China). A brown and cream border incorporates geometric designs and pictures of boats and flowers. The bottom of the plate has "Sittca" (pattern) and T. Hughes Burslem (maker) on it. Date of mark is 1860-1876. After this time, the company moved to Staffordshire from Burslem. At the latest it is 1894 when the name changed to Thomas Hughes & Son (Ltd.)

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Owned by Leonard F. Solly, owner of Lakeview poultry farm and possibly owned previously by his father, an E & N Railway Land agent on Vancouver Island.


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387.9 KiB


December 15, 2015 8:23 PM

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