Cup plate

Object Number: 
1938.259
Date: 
early 19th century
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1/2 x 3 7/8 in. ( 1.3 x 9.8 cm )
Marks: 
impressed: on back: "Z" printed: on back in blue: "14"
Description: 
Lobed edge glazed earthenware cup plate with light blue transfer print decoration of eagle with arrows, olive branches, and flag with banner " E PLURIBUS UNUM" sweeping over water view in center, and border of scrolls on rim.
Gallery Label: 
According to the donor, this cup plate and 1940.165 are a pair.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group