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Plate; Booths and Colcloughs Ltd; 1939-1940; MT1994.120.3

Plate; Booths and Colcloughs Ltd; 1939-1940; MT1994.120.3
Name/Title
Plate
About this object
Plate; a single plate, white with orchid decals and a gold-gilt rim. This Royal Swan plate was one of the brands used by china manufacturer Booths and Colcloughs Ltd, of England. It was used as a 1939-40 centennial celebration hand-out for H & J Smith stores (the nearest one to Mataura being the Gore branch).
Maker Role
Manufacturer
Date Made
1939-1940
Medium and Materials
processed material, ceramic, porcelain
Inscription and Marks
Underneath:
manufacturer's stamp - 'ROYAL SWAN / MADE IN ENGLAND'
printed - 'A / CENTENNIAL GIFT / with the compliments of / H. & J. Smith Limited / INVERCARGILL & GORE'
also printed - 'ENGLAND / 53'

Measurements
h 24mm x dia 237mm
small

Subject and Association Keywords
domestic accessories
Credit Line
From the collection of the Mataura and Districts Historical Society Incorporated.
Object Type
tableware
Object number
MT1994.120.3
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