Cup plate

Object Number: 
1940.141
Date: 
1820-1846
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1/2 x 3 3/4 in. ( 1.3 x 9.5 cm )
Marks: 
hand written: paper label affixed to back, in black ink: "CADMUS under full sail"
Description: 
Glazed earthenware circular cup plate with dark blue transfer printed decoration of two-mast sailing ship on water in center, and trefoil and knobbed border on rim. (Border slightly smeared)
Gallery Label: 
According to the donor, this image is misnamed the 'Cadmus'; but, the 'Cadmus' was a three-mast ship and this ship has two masts.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group