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Chocolate Pot Lid

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Chocolate Pot Lid

Manufacturer: Mintons (English, founded 1793)

Region: Staffordshire (English, founded c. 1700)

Date: 1891 - 1912
Medium: porcelain with gold and metal
2 3/4 x 2 1/2 inches (7 x 6.4 cm)
Classification: Food Services
Inscribed: E (handwritten in red, on reverse)
Credit Line: Gift of Nelda C. Stark, 1980
Object number: 41.12.34.B
1979 York Appraisal: 592
Accession Number: 1980.21.28.B
1965 Appraisal: 351
DescriptionPart of dinner service set with 18 place settings; circular domed shape; fitted interior with tab extension; gold painted metal finial bolted to lid; white ground; raised gold band with foliage pattern just below finial and at rim.
Provenance: 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 December 11, 1980 to the Nelda C. and H.J. Lutcher Stark Foundation; accessioned to The W.H. Stark House
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