Soup plate

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made in Glasgow

Postcard of Soup plate.
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Soup plate

This transfer-printed earthenware soup plate was made in the 1920s by the Britannia Pottery Company Ltd in Glasgow. Its body finish was marketed as 'Scotch Ivory'.

The centre and border are both decorated with orange peonies and foliage.

The Britannia Pottery Company Ltd bought over the business of Arnold J Fleming's Brittannia Pottery in 1920.

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Online ID: 000-100-104-013-C
Image Rights Holder: National Museums Scotland
Project: 0098: National Museums Scotland
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Ref: National Museums Scotland  H.MEK 818
Date: 1920s
Material: Cream glazed earthenware. Inscription: SCOTCH IVORY / B.P.Co. LTD / MADE IN SCOTLAND / IVORY
Dimensions: 225 mm D
What: Plate, soup
Subject: Post-medieval pottery and porcelain (NMAS Classification)
Who: Britannia Pottery Co. Ltd (Maker)
Where: Scotland, Lanarkshire, Glasgow
Description: Cream glazed earthenware soup plate with a transfer-printed centre showing a tree with coloured flowers and foliage, made by the Britannia Pottery Company Ltd, Glasgow, 1920s
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