Plate

Object Number: 
1961.66
Date: 
1812-1829
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3/4 x 6 1/4 in. ( 1.9 x 15.9 cm )
Marks: 
transfer-printed: in blue on underside of plate: "Church in the/CITY OF/New York" printed: on adhesive label on underside of plate: "3" [collector's label] typed: on jelly label on underside of plate: "Sold at auction in 1936 for $190.00 very rare." ty
Description: 
Molded pearlware plate with dark blue transfer print; floral border and central image of street scene with church (Third Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church).
Gallery Label: 
Designed by John McComb, the Third Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church was built in 1812 opposite Columbia College on Murray Street. The church's popular pastor, Dr. John Mason, was a founder of the New-York Historical Society.
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