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Plate

Object Number: 
1961.213
Date: 
1825-1836
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1/2 x 6 3/4 in. ( 1.3 x 17.1 cm )
Marks: 
impressed: on underside of plate: "CLEWS WARRANTED STAFFORDSHIRE" around crown
Description: 
Molded pearlware plate with dark blue transfer print of "America and Independence;" rim encircled by banner with names of fifteen states; center of plate has figures of Liberty and Justice on either side of a medallion image of the White House; Justice holds medallion portrait of Washington.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. Arthur H. Merritt
Provenance: 
The Dr. Arthur H. Merritt Collection of Anglo-American Historical Staffordshire
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group