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Object Name Platter
Catalog Number 1939.76
Date 1759
Material(s) Ceramic
Dimensions H-1.75 W-14.5 D-11.75 inches
Description This white ceramic platter is octagon shaped with two handles. It is made to hold a soup tureen on a raised octagon in the center. The area around that is bowled. Handwritten on the top of the platter is "Tureen Platter / made 1759 / Burston / J Wedgwood. / Lea Beck." On the back is a maker's mark "IRONSTONE CHINA / PEARL / J. WEDGWOOD."
Collection KHS Museum Collection
Subjects Ceramics
Table settings & decorations
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS