Cup plate: Sailing Ship

Object Number: 
1961.203
Date: 
19th century
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1/2 x 3 7/8 in. ( 1.3 x 9.8 cm )
Marks: 
impressed: in semi-circle on back: "J & G ALCO___/COBRID___?" printed: in blue ink: "5" typed: paper lael affixed to back: "By J & G Alcook Cobridge"
Description: 
Molded glazed earthenware cup plate with light blue transfer print decoration of three ships at sea and an object (?) in the foreground.
Gallery Label: 
According to the donor, the ship in this scene might be the 'Neptune'.
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