Soup plate

Object Number: 
1989.2f
Date: 
ca. 1800
Medium: 
Porcelain
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 x 9 in. ( 5.1 x 22.9 cm )
Marks: 
inscribed: on shield in rust and gold: "LP"
Description: 
Porcelain soup plate with shaped-edge with blue enamel border into gold stars around rim and gold and rusk band entwined by polychrome floral ivy; around the cavetto is a rust and gold husk band; the shield at the center has a husk and floral surround and initials at center.
Gallery Label: 
This set was made for Lewis Pintard (1732-1818), the uncle of the Historical Society's founder, John Pintard. Lewis Pintard was a merchant and a commissioner of prisoners. The plates passed to Martha "Patty" Pintard and by succession to Mary Stevens Baird.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Mary Stevens Baird
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group