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1957

  • Work on this object began.

1986

  • We acquired this object.

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2023

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Homemaker Dinner Plate

This is a Dinner plate. It was designed by Enid Seeney and manufactured by Ridgway Potteries Ltd.. It is dated 1957 and we acquired it in 1986. Its medium is glazed earthenware, transfer-printed decoration. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Week series in a post titled A Heaping Plate of Design .

This object was donated by David McFadden.

  • Clock With Kitchen Timer
  • molded and glazed earthenware, glass, chrome-plated metal, painted metal,....
  • Gift of George R. Kravis II.
  • 2016-5-10

Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 2.5 x 25.5 cm (1 x 10 1/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Printed in black on underside: "HOMEMAKER/Made in England" in script; "THESE COLOURS ARE PERMANENT/UNDERGLAZE AND DETERGENT PROOF" in block caps.

Cite this object as

Homemaker Dinner Plate; Designed by Enid Seeney (English, 1931–2011); Manufactured by Ridgway Potteries Ltd.; England; glazed earthenware, transfer-printed decoration; H x diam.: 2.5 x 25.5 cm (1 x 10 1/16 in.); 1986-78-1

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