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Plate

Object Number: 
1940.163
Date: 
1819-1830
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 x 8 1/2 in. ( 2.5 x 21.6 cm )
Description: 
Molded pearlware plate with dark blue transfer print of Lafayette at Washington's tomb; plate has floral border with central image of man seated next to the tomb marked "WASHINGTON"; ship, temple, and setting sun in the background.
Gallery Label: 
This plate bears a rare example of a retailer's mark. Harris & Chauncy, proprietors of a "china store" on Wall Street, served as retailers for the Staffordshire pottery firm Enoch Wood & Sons.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group