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Tea plate:...West Paint Hudson River

Object Number: 
INV.14414
Date: 
1820-1840
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3/4 x 6 1/2 in. ( 1.9 x 16.5 cm )
Marks: 
impressed: on back: medallion with eagle and shield at center inscribed: " E. WOOD & SONS BURSALEM WARRANTED" printed: on back in blue: very blurry eagle with shield and arrows. Banner above has inscription too blurry to read. Below is inscribed "HIGHLA
Description: 
Pearlware plate with slightly scalloped edges; central image depicts river scene with bluffs in background and three figures in the foreground; the border pattern is composed of shells and has a regular center.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group