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Manufacturer: J. & G. Meakin (English, 1851 - 2000)

Region: Staffordshire (English, founded c. 1700)

Medium: ironstone with purple transfer print
9 3/8 inches (23.8 cm)
Classification: Food Services
Inscribed: illegible lettering in a rectangle (incised, on reverse)
Markings: MADRID in a sheild / J & G MEAKIN (in purple, on reverse)
Credit Line: Gift of Nelda C. Stark, 1981
Object number: 41.84.1
1979 York Appraisal: 130
Accession Number: 1981.416
DescriptionCircular shape; crackled white ground; Madrid pattern; cityscape scene in center; four repeating panels of cityscape with covered urn with scrolling foliage designs between panels at border.
Provenance: Probably W.H. Stark [1851-1936] and Miriam Lutcher Stark [Mrs. W.H. Stark, 1859-1936]; by inheritance to their son H.J. Lutcher Stark [1887-1965]; by inheritance to his wife Nelda C. Stark [1909-1999]; gifted March 5, 1981 to the Nelda C. and H.J. Lutcher Stark Foundation; accessioned to The W.H. Stark House
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