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Plate: Kosc Village of Catskill, Kosciusko's Tomb

Object Number: 
1961.339
Date: 
1840-1860
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/4 x 10 1/2 in. ( 3.2 x 26.7 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on back in blue: "CATSKILL MOSS/KOSC[IU]SCO'S TOMB/C.C."; maker's mark, elongared diamond with circular bulb on top; inside the bulbs 'IV' is inscribed; at the center of the diamond is 'Rd' and at each corer, clockwise from top 'C', '16', '6' and
Description: 
Light blue transfer print pearlware platter with fourteen straight edges; the central view depicts a monument surroounded by a fence and shrubbery on hillside; three figues approach the monument, while one sits at the edge of a cliff and looks away and two more walk away into the distance; the border pattern is composed of ferns on a pattern of geometric shapes. (Village of Catskill, Kosciusko's Tomb)
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. Arthur H. Merritt
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group