Soup plate, Minton(s) (British, Stoke-on-Trent, 1793–present), Bone china, British, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire

Soup plate

Factory:
Minton(s) (British, Stoke-on-Trent, 1793–present)
Date:
ca. 1880
Culture:
British, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire
Medium:
Bone china
Dimensions:
Diam. 9 15/16 in. (25.2 cm); H. 1 1/2 in. (3.8 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Gift of Denis Gallion and Daniel Morris, 1991
Accession Number:
1991.39
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 556
The rim was painted in imitation of the then-popular Chinese cloisonné enameling.
Marking: Printed in puce on bottom: [1] Crowned globe with MINTONS (factory mark after 1873); impressed under glaze on bottom: [2] MINTONS; in iron red on bottom: [3] Two dots, vertical line below; < 3
Denis Gallion ; and Daniel Morris (until 1991; to MMA)