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Catalog Number 2010.092.018B
Description Holbrook-Palmer Dinner Plate, mid-19th century. One of a set of eight (2010.092.018A-H) mid-19th century French style dinner plates. "Improved Stone China" stamped into back and "2560" written in red on back. White plate with beige colored border and gold painted floral motif along border and in center. Scalloped and textured edge.
Object Name Plate, Dinner
Collection 3D - Food Service Tools & Equipment
Title Holbrook-Palmer Dinner Plate, mid-19th century
Date mid 19th Century
Creator Unknown
Inscription Text "Improved Stone China" stamped into back and "2560" written in red on back.
Provenance Olive Holbrook Palmer collection of items kept in locked cupboard at Holbrook-Palmer Park after being removed from carriage that is now part of SMCHA's collection.
Notes [] "In 1926, Olive Holbrook Palmer inherited the property, then named Elmwood, and continued to use the residence as a summer home with her husband, Silas Palmer. Upon her death in 1958, Olive Holbrook-Palmer willed the property to the town of Atherton to be used as a recreational park. Her husband had life tenancy and upon his death, it reverted to the Town of Atherton. The Holbrook-Palmer Park Foundation, a non-profit organization, was then established in 1968, to receive donations for developing the 22 acres into a viable and usable park."
Dimensions H-1.25 Dia-9.25 inches
Search Terms Atherton
Holbrook, Charles
Holbrook-Palmer, Olive
Subjects Tableware
People Holbrook, Charles
Holbrook-Palmer, Olive