Saucer: Mac Donnough's Victory

Object Number: 
1961.223
Date: 
1820-1846
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/4 x 5 3/4 in. ( 3.2 x 14.6 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on front: "MACDONNOUGHS/ VICTORY" impressed: on back :"E. WOOD & SONS BURSLEM WARRANTED/SEMI CHINA" and eagle and shield
Description: 
Pearlware glazed saucer decorated with blue and white transfer printed image of sailing vessels at battle and surrounded by a border of shells and flowers.
Gallery Label: 
Commodore MacDonnough defeated the British on Lake Champlain in 1814.
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