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Cup plate: Franklin's Tomb

Object Number: 
1940.164
Date: 
1820-1846
Medium: 
Porcelain
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1/2 x 3 5/8 in. ( 1.3 x 9.2 cm )
Marks: 
paper collector's label: affixed to back: "Franklin's Tomb: L & J Phillips"
Description: 
Glazed porcelain pearlware cup plate wiyth blue transfer print decoration of urn and pedestal set among leafy trees and view of water.
Gallery Label: 
According to the donor, the maker is Edward and George Phillips. Larsen's view differs from that of this object; the object is probably from "Lafayette at Washington's Tomb" , see Halsey, "Pictures of Early New York on Dark Blue Staffordshire Pottery" p. 135.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group