Plate: Highlands at West Point

Object Number: 
1961.78
Date: 
1820-1846
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3/4 x 6 1/2 in. ( 1.9 x 16.5 cm )
Marks: 
impressed: on back in circle around eagle device: "E. WOOD & SONS BURSLEM WARRANTED/SEMI CHINA" printed: in blue on back: iamge of eagle with shield, banner " E . PLURIBUS UNUM" in rectangle frame "Highlands at West Point River"
Description: 
Glazed earthenware molded plate with dark blue transfer print decoration of a view of mountains, boats on water and three figures on land, and a border of various shells on rim.
Gallery Label: 
The scene on this plate is derived from a painting in the New York Public Library, Stokes Collection.
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