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Platter: Harvard Collage

Object Number: 
1961.344
Date: 
1840-1860
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 3/8 x 16 3/4 x 14 1/4 in. ( 3.5 x 42.5 x 36.2 cm )
Marks: 
printed: in black on back of brim : loose floral cartouche with "HARVARD/COLLEGE/EW & S/CELTIC CHINA" inscribed
Description: 
Black transfer printed platter with college buildings (Harvard College) in background and figure on horse in left foreground; border pattern is composed of fruits, berries, leaves, 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