Physical Description

One earthenware rim fragment probably from a saucer. Decoration is blue flow ware in an unidentified Chinoiserie pattern. Manufacture date after circa 1835.

Physical Description

One earthenware rim fragment probably from a saucer. Decoration is blue flow ware in an unidentified Chinoiserie pattern. Manufacture date after circa 1835.

More Information

  • Collection Names

    Royal Exhibition Building Western Forecourt Collection

  • Collecting Areas

    Public Life & Institutions, Historical Archaeology

  • Acquisition Information

    Transfer from Godden Mackay Logan Heritage Consultants (GML), Department of Archaeology, La Trobe University, Australia Gallery, History & Technology Department, Museum Victoria, 20/11/2009

  • Manufacture Date

    c 1835-c 1958

  • Context Number

    E14/15//077

  • Site

    Royal Exhibition Building Western Forecourt

  • Activity

    Food service

  • Specific Activity

    Tea consumption

  • Decoration

    Flow ware

  • Colour

    Blue

  • Classification

    Historical archaeology

  • Category

    History & Technology

  • Discipline

    Archaeology - Historical

  • Type of item

    Object

  • References

    Klose and Malan 2000: 56; Miller 1974: 201; Miller 1991: 9; Poplar Forest 1996: 3; Samford 1997: 24; Snyder 1997: 7
    [Article - Journal] Klose, J & Malan, A. The Ceramic Signature of the Cape in the Nineteenth Century, with Particular Reference to the Tenant Street Site, Cape Town. The South African Archaeological Bulletin. 55: 49-59., 2000, 56 Pages
    [Article - Journal] Miller, George L. 1974. A Tenant Farmer's Tableware: Nineteenth-Century Ceramics from Tabb's Purchase. Maryland Historical Magazine. 69: 197-210., 1974, 201 Pages
    [Article - Journal] Miller, George L. A Revised Set of CC Index Values for Classification and Economic Scaling of English Ceramics from 1787 to 1880. Historical Archaeology. 25 (1): 1-25., 1991, 9 Pages
    [Book] 1996. Poplar Forest Archaeology Lab and Field Manual., 1996, 3 Pages
    [Article - Journal] Samford, Patricia. 1997. Response to Market: Dating English Underglaze Transfer-Printed Wares. Historical Archaeology. 31 (2), 1997, 24 Pages
    [Book] Snyder, Jeffrey. 1997. Romantic Staffordshire Ceramics., 1997, 7 Pages

  • Keywords

    Archaeology, Eating & Dining, Royal Exhibition Building, World Heritage