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Manufacturer: W.H. Grindley & Company (English, 1880 - 1991)

Region: Staffordshire (English, founded c. 1700)

Date: c. 1891 - 1914
Medium: earthenware with flow blue transfer print
7/8 x 8 7/8 inches (2.2 x 22.5 cm)
Classification: Food Services
Inscribed: 77 (incised, on base)
Markings: D / SHANGHAI in banner / steamship above a globe with TRADE MARK on either side / W.H. GRINDLEY & Co. ENGLAND in banner (stamped in blue, on reverse)
Credit Line: Gift of Nelda C. Stark, 1981
Object number: 48.900.13
Accession Number: 1981.438
1979 York Appraisal: 241
DescriptionCircular shape; white ground; flow blue transfer print in Shanghai pattern.
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