Overall: 7/8 x 8 3/8 in. ( 2.2 x 21.3 cm )
impressed: on banner beneath bust: "KING GEORGE III"
Molded lead-glazed earthenware (pearlware, also known as Pratt ware) plate with basket weave pattern border in low relief broken by three medallions with crowns, thistles, and a rose; at the center of the plate is a bas-relief bust of a man in a red military uniform with an inscribed banner beneath; plate is decorated with red, green, blue, gray, and yellow overglaze, and with purple luster highlights on the border.
Gift of Mrs. Robert C. Taylor
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