Pompeian Room - Hotel Baltimore

Manufacturer: Maddock Pottery Co.
User: The Pompeian Room - Hotel Baltimore
Date: 1918 - 1924
Notes: The Baltimore Hotel was located between 11th and 12th streets and Baltimore Avenue in Kansas City, Mo. It was designed by Louis Curtis and built by Bernard Corrigan.

The Baltimore opened in the Spring of 1899 as a small six-story, 160-room hotel and grew (with several renovations and additions) to a large hostelry with 500-rooms.

The Baltimore suffered from the Great Depression, resulting in the hotel closure on August 6, 1938; it was razed in 1939.

White body service plate used in the Hotel Baltimore's Pompeian Room. Among the elements on the plate are a central vase or urn with a woman in the center and a Greek key element on the urn handles that relates to the known Greek key border pattern on corresponding ware. In addition, classical figures are shown on the border, with black and red stripes, lines and bands on the outside and inside.

For related info:
Pompeian Room - Hotel Baltimore 2 by Warwick China
Pompeian Room - Hotel Baltimore 3 by Heinrich & Co.
Baltimore Hotel - Kansas City, MO by Maddock Pottery Co.

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