Platter

Object Number: 
1961.293
Date: 
1820-1846
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 x 9 3/4 x 7 7/8 in. ( 2.5 x 24.8 x 20 cm )
Marks: 
impressed: on base: "G" painted: "7"
Description: 
Molded pearlware oval dish with scalloped rim and egg and reed border in low relief, pierced brim printed in light blue with view from bank of river with steamer and West Point, hills beyond; floral border. (Larsen, 3rd ed., no. 73)
Gallery Label: 
Based on the 1831 engraving "West Point from Phillipstown," after a painting by W.J. Bennett, this view shows West Point Military Academy, fifty miles north of New York City.
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