Plate: King George VI/Queen Elizabeth

Object Number: 
1945.367
Date: 
ca. 1939
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 5/8 x 1 in. ( 27 x 2.5 cm )
Marks: 
printed: in red on back of plate: crown with "MASON'S" above and "PATENT IRONSTONE/CHINA/ENGLAND/ EST. 1780" printed: in red on front: "KING GEORGE VI", "QUEEN ELIZABETH", "PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT", "TO COMMEMORATE THE VISIT OF THEIR MAJESTIES KING GEORGE V
Description: 
Molded red transfer printed plate with scalloped edges; border pattern consists of oak leaves, acorns, and laurel leaves, with a medallion with George VI and Queen Elizabeth at top and a medallion with Franklin Roosevelt at bottom; the central view depicts the Capitol buildings in Washington, D.C.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Robert C. Taylor
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group