Overall: 1/2 x 4 3/4 in. ( 1.3 x 12.1 cm )
Pearlware plate decorated with blue and white transfer printed image of Lafayette presenting a necklace to a winged female figure, image surrounded by a raised leaf and vine border.
This image is believed to portray Lafayette bestowing a farewell gift of a necklace to a lady who represents the women of America, after his 1824 visit.
Gift of Dr. Arthur H. Merritt
The Dr. Arthur H. Merritt Collection of Anglo-American Historical Staffordshire
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.