Cup plate: America and Independence

Object Number: 
1961.195
Date: 
1818-1834
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1/2 x 3 1/2 in. ( 1.3 x 8.9 cm )
Marks: 
impressed: on back: in circle around crown device "CLEWS WARRANTED STAFFORDSHIRE"
Description: 
Glazed pearlware molded cup plate with dark blue transfer print decoration of a three-story house in center and border of flowers and two classical figures, one holding portrait of Washington (?) labeled "AMERICA AND" other kneeling and labeled "INDEB" [?].
Gallery Label: 
According to the donor, the rim decoration is known as the'States Border Design'.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. Arthur H. Merritt
Provenance: 
The Dr. Arthur H. Merritt Collection of Anglo-American Historical Staffordshire
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group