Soup plate (detail)

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made in Glasgow

Postcard of Soup plate (detail).
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Soup plate (detail)

This detail shows the mark of Robert Cochran & Company, of the Verreville pottery in Glasgow. It is on the base of a transfer-printed earthenware soup plate dating from the second half of the 19th century.

The marks consists of a lozenge containing the pattern name 'WINDSOR'. Below are the company initials 'R.C & Co./V.P.'

Robert Cochran took over the Verreville pottery in 1847 as Robert Cochran & Company. Verreville means glass town and emphasises that the firm originally produced glass as well as pottery.

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Online ID: 000-190-002-191-C
Image Rights Holder: National Museums Scotland
Project: 0098: National Museums Scotland
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Ref: National Museums Scotland  H.MEK 848
Date: 1850 - 1900
Second half of the 19th century
Material: Blue and white transfer printed earthenware. Inscription: WINDSOR / R C & CO / VP
Dimensions: 110 mm D (base) x 250 mm D (rim)
What: Plate, soup
Subject: Post-medieval pottery and porcelain (NMAS Classification)
Who: Robert Cochran and Co. (Maker)
Where: Scotland, Lanarkshire, Glasgow
Description: Soup plate of blue and white transfer-printed earthenware, the border is decorated with scrolls, flowers, diaper pattern and branches of fruit, by Robert Cochran and Co., Glasgow, 1850 - 1900
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