Dish: Lafayette at Franklin's grave

Object Number: 
1961.229b
Date: 
1820-1846
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/4 x 5 7/8 in. ( 3.2 x 14.9 cm )
Marks: 
impressed: on base: "E WOOD & SONS BURSLEM/ SEMI CHINA/ WARRANTED" in circle around spread eagle, "M" printed: on base: "18 16" printed: on obverse: "FRANKLIN"
Description: 
Shallow pearlware dish with flaring walls printed in dark blue with view of recumbent male figure beside urn-topped monument, classical temple, ship in distance, floral/foliate surround (Lafayette at Franklin's grave).
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