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Lordly House Museum

Platter


Accession number: 2017.27
Category: Serving vessel
Date: 1930 – 1959
Materials: ceramic
Measurements: 34.5 cm L x 28 cm W x 3.3 cm Hheight is measured from 'the table' to the top edge of the rim
Marks/Label: John Maddock & Sons 
England
a lion rampant with ribbon below containing the word 'vitrified'
Description: the platter is oval with a 6.5 cm partially 'scalloped' rim; there is a 0.6 cm bright green border around the rim.  Tthe centre of the platter bears the Hackmatack logo in an open oval design consisting of the words curved across the top, 'Hackmatack Inn,' and curved across the bottom, "Chester, Nova Scotia;'  in the centre there is an image of a hackmatack tree
History of Use: used at the Hackmatack Inn, a popular hotel for summer tourists