Plate: New York U.S.

Object Number: 
1961.162
Date: 
1831-1865
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5/8 x 5 7/8 in. ( 1.6 x 14.9 cm )
Marks: 
impressed: on base: circular stamp, illegible printed: on base: " NEW YORK/U.S. " with paired cornucopia , eagle
Description: 
Pearlware molded white bodied clay plate with scalloped edge; printed brown with central view of harbor and Island City, two seated figures, rider on horseback in lush foreground, all in medallion with baskets of roses and fan-shaped medallions border.
Gallery Label: 
The view of Manhattan on this plate is derived from a drawing by J. Dupre which was printed by Fenner, Sears & Co, and publisehd in London in 1831.
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