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Manufacturer: Ralph & James Clews (English, 1818 - 1835)

Region: Staffordshire (English, founded c. 1700)

Medium: earthenware with blue transfer print
7 3/4 inches (19.7 cm)
Classification: Food Services
Markings: CLEWS WARRANTED STAFFORDSHIRE in a circle around a crown (incised, on reverse)
Credit Line: Gift of Nelda C. Stark, 1981
Object number: 41.35.99
Accession Number: 1981.436.2
1979 York Appraisal: 239
DescriptionCircular shape; slightly scalloped rim; crackled white ground; four figures with castle and house in background in center; scrolling pattern border at rim.
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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