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Soup plate (detail)

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made in Glasgow

Postcard of Soup plate (detail).
000-190-002-139-C
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Soup plate (detail)

This detail shows the mark of the Glasgow potters, Robert Cochran & Company. It is on the base of an earthenware soup plate dating from the second half of the 19th century. The plate was exported to South East Asia.

The mark consists of the Royal Arms, surrounded by the company name 'ROBERT COCHRAN & Co. GLASGOW'. The text underneath reads 'IMPERIAL IRONSTONE/CHINA'.

Robert Cochran, already the owner of the Verreville Pottery, established the Britannia pottery as a modern works in 1857, primarily to meet the Canadian export trade.


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Online ID: 000-190-002-139-C
Image Rights Holder: National Museums Scotland
Project: 0098: National Museums Scotland
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Ref: National Museums Scotland  H.1993.600
Date: 1850 - 1900
Second half of the 19th century
Material:
Dimensions: 232 mm D
What: Plate
Subject:
Who: Robert Cochran and Co Ltd., Glasgow (Maker)
Where: Indonesia, Borneo, Pontianak
Scotland, Lanarkshire, Glasgow
Event:
Description: Soup plate made for export by Robert Cochran and Co, Glasgow, plain with moulded rim and scalloped bowl; collected Pontianak, Borneo, 1991, 1850 - 1900
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