Overall: 2 1/2 x 14 1/2 in. ( 6.4 x 36.8 cm )
written: in slip on obverse: "1788"
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.
H.E. Comstock, The Pottery of the Shenandoah Valley Region (Winston Salem, NC: MESDA, 1994).
Bequest of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
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