Plate

Object Number: 
1940.170
Date: 
1820-1840
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7/8 x 10 1/4 in. ( 2.2 x 26 cm )
Marks: 
impressed: in back of plate: medallion with eagle and shield at center:" E WOOD & SONS BURSALEM WARRANTED" inscribed paper label: affixed and back reads "Cadmus/ at Anchor"
Description: 
Dark blue transfer printed pearlware plate with slightly scalloped edges; the central image depicts a large ship, the Cadmus at anchor with the American flag flying; a smaller boat approaches the shore and three figures stand in the foreground; the border pattern is composed of shells and has an irregular center.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group