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Printing Plate

  • Date:

    (?)18th century-19th century (engraved)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    engraved copperplate

  • Museum number:

    E.589-1975

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case V, shelf 6, box E

Physical description

A re-used copperplate, engraved for transfer printing of a ceramic meat dish with a blue willow pattern. On the verso are multiple designs for other ceramic prints including two European women taking tea and a girl carrying a sheaf of straw on her head. There are also logos with the wording 'SEMI CHINA'.

Date

(?)18th century-19th century (engraved)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

engraved copperplate

Marks and inscriptions

SEMI CHINA
Features in logos stamped into verso of plate.

Dimensions

Height: 29.5 cm, Width: 40 cm

Descriptive line

A re-used copperplate, engraved for transfer printing of a ceramic meat dish with a blue willow pattern. On the verso are multiple designs for other ceramic prints. Anonymous. 'Semi China'. (?)18th century-19th century.

Materials

Copper

Techniques

Engraving

Subjects depicted

Willow pattern; Women; Birds

Categories

Prints; Ceramics; Tools & Equipment

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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