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Plate

Object Number: 
1947.111e
Date: 
1780-1800
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
(a) platter: 1 7/8 x 24 3/8 x 18 3/4 in.; (c-n) plates: 3/4 x 9 3/4 in.
Description: 
One of a set of thirteen circular molded creamware plates with grape vine border hand painted in shades of brown overglaze and banded on either side with a brown stripe; at center, monogram inside a laurel wreath, also in brown overglaze.
Gallery Label: 
According to donor, this set was ordered by William Hill (1751-1826), the great-grandfather of the donor, who was the first of his family to come to America.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Robert Carmer Hill, through Mrs. R. C. Hill
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group