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Plate: Lafayette ne a Chavagnac

Object Number: 
1952.149
Date: 
1840-1860
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5/8 x 7 7/8 in. ( 1.6 x 20 cm )
Marks: 
impressed: on back: with shield inscribed with " P & H/[--?----SY]" inscribed: on front below image of Lafayette: "Lafayette, né à Chavagnac (Anvergne) en 1757"
Description: 
Black transfer printed plate with image of bust of Lafayette at center and inscription beneath; the border pattern is composed of small flowers, and three pairs of French flags with a rooster between them.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group