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Platter: Delaware Coat of Arms

Object Number: 
1961.252
Date: 
1829-1855
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 5/8 x 17 x 13 1/4 in. ( 4.1 x 43.2 x 33.7 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on back: image of flying eagle facing left with shield paper labels: affixed to back:"This platter and the coat of arms of Massachusetts were purchased by Mrs. Henry F. Herbermann of Mt. Vernon, April, 1933. They were given to her by an English
Description: 
Molded glazed pearlware platter with dark blue transfer print decoration of the coat of arms of Delaware and border of trumpet flowers , thistle,leaves with imbricated band.
Gallery Label: 
This platter is from Thomas Mayer's, "American Series of Arms of the States".
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