Dessert plate

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Made at Prestonpans, East Lothian

Postcard of Dessert plate.
© National Museums Scotland

Dessert plate

This earthenware dessert plate was made around 1880 by Belfield and Co. of Prestonpans in East Lothian.

The dessert plate has a scalloped edge and is marked 'Belfield & Co /Potters/Prestonpans'.

Belfield & Co. started producing pottery in the mid 1830s.

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Online ID: 000-100-003-432-C
Image Rights Holder: National Museums Scotland
Project: 0098: National Museums Scotland
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Ref: National Museums Scotland  H.MEK 1109
Date: Around 1880
Material: Inscription: Belfield & Co / Pottery / Prestonpans
Dimensions: 30 mm H x 223 mm D
What: Plate, dessert
Subject: Post-medieval pottery and porcelain (NMAS Classification)
Who: Belfield and Co., Prestonpans (Maker)
Where: Scotland, East Lothian, Prestonpans
Description: Relief moulded dessert plate with basket weave, by Belfield and Co. of Prestonpans, East Lothian
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