Plate: Commodore MacDonnough's Victory

Object Number: 
1940.168
Date: 
1820-1846
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 x 10 1/8 in. ( 2.5 x 25.7 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on obverse: "COMMODORE MACDONNAUGHS/VICTORY" impressed: on base: "E. WOOD & SONS/BURSLEM/SEMICHINA/WARRANTED"with spreadeagle in circle; "R"
Description: 
Molded pearlware with slightly scalloped rim printed in dark blue with central view of naval battle with two figures watching from shore in foreground; irregular shell border.
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