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Plate

Object Number: 
1939.479
Date: 
1914-1940
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 x 10 1/2 in. ( 2.5 x 26.7 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on reverse: "OLD WASHINGTON MARKET-1859/OLD NEW YORK/FIRST STOCK EXCHANGE 1730/UNDER THE BUTTONWOOD TREE/ MADE EXCLUSIVELY/FOR/Bloomingdale's/NEW YORK CITY/EST. 1657/ENGLAND"
Description: 
Circular earthenware plate; black transfer printed flower and acanthus leaf border with overglaze enamel; central view of Old Washington Market.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group