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Rangoon Plate, ca. 1878–85

This is a plate. It was manufactured by Francis. J. Emery. It is dated ca. 1878–85 and we acquired it in 1999. Its medium is glazed earthenware with transfer-printed decoration. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

These ceramic objects are examples of the types of aesthetically sophisticated wares available to those with a modest income. All feature elements of Japanese design vocabulary: cranes, flowering branches, fans, mountainous landscapes, arabesque patterns, medallions, cross-hatched decoration, waves, an asymmetrical arrangement, and more.

This object was donated by Brooklyn Museum. It is credited Gift of the Brooklyn Museum of Art, Paul F. Walter Collection.

Our curators have highlighted 5 objects that are related to this one. Here are three of them, selected at random:

  • Melbourne Plate, ca. 1881-1885
  • glazed earthenware with transfer-printed decoration.
  • Gift of the Brooklyn Museum of Art, Paul F. Walter Collection.
  • 1999-42-10

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 1.8 x 24.6 x 21.9 cm (11/16 x 9 11/16 x 8 5/8in.)

It has the following markings

On base, brown underglaze: "RANGOON" [in a rectangle] / [semi-circle]

Cite this object as

Rangoon Plate, ca. 1878–85; Manufactured by Francis. J. Emery ; England; glazed earthenware with transfer-printed decoration; H x W x D: 1.8 x 24.6 x 21.9 cm (11/16 x 9 11/16 x 8 5/8in.); Gift of the Brooklyn Museum of Art, Paul F. Walter Collection; 1999-42-3

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