Platter

Object Number: 
1961.274
Date: 
1821-1829
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/4 x 12 3/8 x 9 7/8 in. ( 3.2 x 31.4 x 25.1 cm )
Marks: 
impressesd: on back in circle around crown: "A S_______NSON WARRANTED, STAFFORDSHIRE" printed: on back in blue cobalt image of eagle holding banner "View near Catskill/ in the River Hudson/ by W.G. Wall. Esgn (Esgr.); "8"
Description: 
Rectangular pearlware platter with dark blue transfer printed female and male hiker in foreground and multi-storied building with porch set among tree and flowers and scrolls and borders on rim. (Hudson River) (Larsen, 3rd ed. no. 89)
Gallery Label: 
According to the mark on the back of the platter, the source of this view is a painting by William Guy Wall (1792-after 1864).
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