Plate

Object Number: 
INV.14413
Date: 
1824-1840
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3/4 x 5 1/2 in. ( 1.9 x 14 cm )
Marks: 
inscribed: on front: "UTICA/VILLAGE IN THE STATE OF/NEW YORK. THIRTY YEARS SINCE A/ WILDERNESS. NOW (1824) INFERIOR TO/ NONE IN THE WEATERN SECTION OF THE /STATE/ IN POPULATION, WEALTH, COMMERCIAL/ ENTERPRISE, ACTIVE INDUSTRY/ AND CIVIL IMPROVEMENT."
Description: 
Blue transfer printed pearlware plate with central panel with inscription eulogizing the city of Utica;the border pattern is composed of vignettes showing canal, boats, and docks.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group