Overall: 1 x 8 1/2 in. ( 2.5 x 21.6 cm )
Molded earthenware plate with outer border of flowers and inner border of letters of the alphabet, both in low relief and painted in blue underglaze; the central view is a hand painted steam engine with driver and man tending coal; there is an inscription beneath.
Gift of Ms. Dora Whitman Fluekiger in memory of Florence Elsworth Wilson (Mrs. R. Thornton Wilson)
impressed: on back: medallion with illegible inscription [VOUET THOOF & LABOOCH] impressed: on back: the letters "W" and "D" hand painted: in blue on back: symbol/"F /Delfs/119/VH.V." hand painted: in blue on front below image : "AMSTERDAM NAAR/ ROTTERDAM"
This plate is part of the Hotel Dauphin Collection of railroad china and dining car plates.
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