Plate: Residence...Lafayette

Object Number: 
1961.85
Date: 
1815-1840
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7/8 x 10 1/8 in. ( 2.2 x 25.7 cm )
Marks: 
impressed: on back: medallion with eagle and shield at center and "[ENOCH] WOOD & SONS BURSAL[EM]/SEMICHINA" printed: in blue on back: "LA GRANGE THE RESIDENCE/OF THE MARQUIS LAFAYETTE"
Description: 
Dark blue transfer printed pearlware plate with central view depicting a large house with two turrets; the figures of a man, woman, child, and dog are in the foreground; the border pattern is composed of a grapevine, grapes, and flowers.
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