Plate: Welcome Lafayette...

Object Number: 
1952.135
Date: 
ca. 1824
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5/8 x 6 7/8 in. ( 1.6 x 17.5 cm )
Marks: 
impressed: on back: medallion with crown at center inscribed: on back: "CLEWS WARRANTED STAFFORDSHIRE" printed: around central image: "WELCOME LAFAYETTE THE NATIONS GUEST AND OUR COUNTRY'S GLORY"
Description: 
Molded pearlware plate with blue transfer printed image of Lafayette surrounded by raised border of garlands and green scalloped rim.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group