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Plaque

Object Number: 
1955.45
Date: 
1800-1850
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 x 11 1/2 x 1 in. ( 22.9 x 29.2 x 2.5 cm )
Marks: 
in relief: on obverse; "THE LAWSUIT" written: tag on reverse; "SPECIMEN OF OLD WHIELDON SCHOOL PERIOD 1780 ANTIQUE DEPT. WmH. Plummer & Co Ltd 7-9 E. 35th St. New York City." written: tag on reverse; "2842 J.B. Morris Jr."
Description: 
Green glazed earthenware rectangular plaque with molded border and relief image of a cow being pulled by the horns and the tail by two men while a robbed and wigged lawyer milks the cow, beneath the inscription, "the Lawsuit;" two ceramic hooks on the reverse for a wire hanger.
Credit Line: 
Gift of John B. Morris
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group