early 19th century
Overall: 1/2 x 3 7/8 in. ( 1.3 x 9.8 cm )
impressed: on back: "Z" printed: on back in blue: "14"
Lobed edge glazed earthenware cup plate with light blue transfer print decoration of eagle with arrows, olive branches, and flag with banner " E PLURIBUS UNUM" sweeping over water view in center, and border of scrolls on rim.
According to the donor, this cup plate and 1940.165 are a pair.
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.