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Soup plate

Object Number: 
1922.101
Date: 
1815-1829
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/2 x 10 in. ( 3.8 x 25.4 cm )
Marks: 
transfer-printed: on underside of soup plate in blue: [eagle holding plaque] "CHURCH & BUILDINGS ADJOINING/MURRAY ST NEW YORK/BY W. G. WALL ESQR" impressed: on underside of soup plate: "A. STEVENSON WARRANTED STAFFORDSHIRE" around crown
Description: 
Molded pearlware soup plate with dark blue transfer print of church and buildings adjoining Murray Street, New York; border of scrollwork and foliage; central image of street scene with church and other buildings.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group