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China bread and butter plates/dessert plates from the Rock Rest Tourist Home

Catalog Data

Manufactured by:
Noritake Co., Limited, Japanese, founded 1876  Search this
Owned by:
Clayton Sinclair, American  Search this
Hazel Sinclair, American  Search this
Subject of:
Rock Rest Tourist Home, American, 1948 - 1976  Search this
Medium:
paint on leaf (metal) porcelain
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 9/16 × 6 3/8 × 6 3/8 in. (1.4 × 16.2 × 16.2 cm)
Diameter: 6 3/8 in. (16.2 cm)
Type:
dinner services
Place collected:
Kittery, York County, Maine, United States, North and Central America
Place made:
Nagoya, Aichi, Japan, Asia
Date:
ca. 1933
Description:
Eleven (11) Noritake bread and butter plate/dessert plates, pattern N1323 (ca. 1933), from the Rock Rest Tourist Home. Each plate has a white, round well at the bottom of the plate, surrounded by a wide cream band that runs around the lip of the plate. The lip is also decorated with three (3) yellow, dark pink, blue, and green floral sprays. The white center and cream band are divided with a thin, green scalloped band with yellow triangles. A second thin, green band with a gilt edge decorates the edge of the plates. The back base of the plate is white with a Noritake stamp. The backstamp is a green arabesque wreath with yellow fill and a large, arabesque, black [M] at the center. Black text stamped above and below the wreath reads [NORITAKE] at the top and [JAPAN] at the bottom.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Black Enterprise  Search this
Black interiors  Search this
Business  Search this
Cooking and dining  Search this
Craftsmanship  Search this
Domestic life  Search this
Ornamentation  Search this
Recreation  Search this
Segregation  Search this
Travel  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Portsmouth Black Heritage Trail, Inc.
Object number:
2011.12.40.4.1-.11
Restrictions & Rights:
No known copyright restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
The Rock Rest Tourist Home Collection
Classification:
Furnishings, Housewares, and Décor
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5b8d8f44c-62c1-4269-a605-1f48a069cf7b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.12.40.4.1-.11