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Cheese dish; unknown maker; 1890-1900; MT1993.65.2

Cheese dish; unknown maker; 1890-1900; MT1993.65.2
Cheese dish
About this object
Cheese dish; a triangular-shaped cheese dish set (base and lid). This set originally belonged to Mrs Esther Webb of Kana Street, Mataura who used it in the late 1800s. It was donated to us by Mrs Webb's granddaughter, Shirley Hesselin.
Maker Role
Date Made
Place Made
Medium and Materials
processed material, ceramic, pottery
Inscription and Marks
Underneath the base is a makers mark stamped in the pottery, but is difficult to decipher.

Inside lid, in gold: '168 / 185'

lid: h 180mm x w 200mm x (curved circumference) 215mm
Subject and Association Keywords
domestic accessories
Credit Line
From the collection of the Mataura and Districts Historical Society Incorporated.
Object Type
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Mataura Historical Society09 Dec 2012 20:30 PM,UTC
Best to get it assessed by an experienced antiques dealer.
Pamela Cressey08 Dec 2012 13:05 PM,UTC
I live in Cambridge, England and have a dish that fits the photo and description perfectly but with a different paint design. I was wandering if it had any value to it when I came across this.