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Plate

Object Number: 
1952.267
Date: 
1788
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/2 x 14 1/2 in. ( 6.4 x 36.8 cm )
Marks: 
written: in slip on obverse: "1788"
Description: 
Molded or wheelthrown plate with thick rounded rim; on obverse, slip-trailed decoration of a peacock in center with surrounding borders of bands and wavy lines and double loop motifs (or guilloche) with iron oxide and copper green under lead glaze.
Bibliography: 
H.E. Comstock, The Pottery of the Shenandoah Valley Region (Winston Salem, NC: MESDA, 1994).
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group