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Platter: Hospital, Boston

Object Number: 
1940.124
Date: 
1815-1830
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/4 x 12 3/8 x 9 3/8 in. ( 3.2 x 31.4 x 23.8 cm )
Marks: 
printed: in blue on base on back:"BEAUTIES OF AMERICA/ (in cartouche) HOSPITAL/BOSTON/J & W RIDGWAY"
Description: 
White-bodied oval dish, notched corners, transfer-printed in blue with central oval vignette of Greek revival building with horse and buggy in foreground and wooden sailing ship at dock; medallions of rose and leaf border.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group