Platter: Landing of General Lafayette

Object Number: 
INV.13565
Date: 
1825-1836
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/2 x 17 1/4 x 13 1/4 in. ( 3.8 x 43.8 x 33.7 cm )
Marks: 
impressed: on back in circle set in double band around crown device "CLEWS WARRANTED STAFFORDSHIRE" hand written: affixed to back brim: "Henry V. Weil/Antiques/126 East 57th St./New York/ 35.00"
Description: 
A molded rectangular, octagonal pearlware platter with blue transfer printed decoration of the "Landing of General Lafayette/Castle Garden New York 16 August 1824" with border (divided in four sections) of clusters of dogwood and other flowers, their leaves and their branches; the back of platter has molded, circular ridge surface.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Henry V. Weil
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group