Plate

Object Number: 
1952.122
Date: 
ca. 1785
Medium: 
Porcelain
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/4 x 9 7/8 in. ( 3.2 x 25.1 cm )
Marks: 
inscribed: on banner in black: "E PLURIBUS UNUM"
Description: 
Porcelain plate with dished brim; border pattern consists of two wide gilded bands with vertical ribs bounded inside by a repeating pattern of stylized gold trees; at the center is a grisaille spread eagle with arrows and laurels and shield with blue enamel and gold stripes; surrounding the eagle's head is a grisaille cloud with fifteen gold stars and a banner with an inscription.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group