Plate

Object Number: 
1957.14c
Date: 
1932
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7/8 x 8 3/8 x 8 3/8 in. ( 2.2 x 21.3 x 21.3 cm )
Marks: 
transfer printed: on obverse, below central image: "John Adams proposing Washington / for Commander-in-Chief of / the American Army" transfer printed: on reverse: "George Washington / Bicentenary / Memorial / Plates / 1732-1932 / First in War / First in
Description: 
Roughly square earthenware plate with slightly serpentine sides and scalloped corners; center with green transfer-printed image of assembly meeting with standing male figure (identified as John Adams) in center of a large room with fireplace at left, two large sash windows in one wall, and high ceiling with chandelier suspended from center; flower and scroll pattern on rim.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Ripley Hitchcock
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group