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Cake Stand; Miako Pattern

Decorative Arts

MEDIUM Glazed earthenware with transfer printed decoration
DATES 1878-1891
DIMENSIONS height: 5 in. (12.8 cm) diameter: 9 1/4 in. (23.5 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Transfer printed in black on underside of base: "P. B. & S." printed over fan with "MIAKO" printed inside fan. [Company logo of seated man with umbrella]. In umbrella, "[Illeg] / IVORY" Impressed at underside of base: "[Maker's mark of circle inside triangle] / 5"
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CREDIT LINE Gift of Paul F. Walter
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CAPTION Stafford Street Works Powell Bishop & Stonier. Cake Stand; Miako Pattern, 1878-1891. Glazed earthenware with transfer printed decoration, height: 5 in. (12.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Paul F. Walter, 1993.209.50. Creative Commons-BY
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Cake Stand; Miako Pattern