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What is this?

A white plate with a blue decorative border, and an Egyptian scene in the center.

This is a plate from Sweden. It is dated ca. 1885 and we acquired it in 1993. Gift of Paul F. Walter.

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Its medium is

earthenware, transfer-printed decoration

Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 2.5 x 21.5 cm (1 in. x 8 7/16 in.)

It has the following markings

On base, in blue: "18"; impressed: "E / Rorstrand [crowned] / Z4C / E8"

This object was manufactured by Rorstrand

This object was donated by Paul F. Walter

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