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Plate: George Washington

Object Number: 
1956.151
Date: 
ca. 1932
Medium: 
Whiteware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3/4 x 10 3/8 in. ( 1.9 x 26.4 cm )
Marks: 
printed: in blue below cartouche: "EXITUS ACTA PROBAT", "George Washington" printed: in blue on back: "Spode's contribution to the/George Washington Bicentennial 1932,/produced in a limited edition of 2500,/each piece numbered/No.271"; maker's mark: "COP
Description: 
Molded blue transfer printed plate with slightly scalloped edges; border pattern composed of stylized butterflies, scrolls, bands, and geometric shapes;at the center is a cartouche with a profile of George Washington wearing a laurel wreath; around the cartouche are scrolls, flowers, and a crown and a bird.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Ripley Hitchcock
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group