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Plate, soup


Earthenware soup plate for export to south-east Asia with blue transfer printed pattern 'Sumatra' depicting a stork standing by a river, impressed bell mark and printed stamp on the base, by J. and M.P. Bell and Co. Ltd,Glasgow c. 1850 - 1900

Museum reference

H.MEK 796

Object name

Plate, soup

Production information

J. & M.P. Bell & Co. Ltd
Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, Northern Europe


Second half 19th century




  • Art of Ceramics (08 Feb 2019)
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