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Plates

Object Number: 
1961.354ab
Date: 
1819-1836
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Diameter: 10 3/8 x 1 1/8 in. (26.4 x 2.9 cm)
Marks: 
impressed: on back: stamp with crown at center and "CLEWS WARRANTED STAFFORDSHIRE" written along the edge printed: on image of cup: "LIBERTY" and on pedestal "AMERICA AND/INDEPENDENCE"
Description: 
Dark blue transfer printed plate with names of fifteen states printed on swags around the border; the central image depicts a large home with sheep on the lawn, either side is a female figure on a pedestal; the figure on the left is Justice; she has Masonic symbols on her apron and a large portrait of Washington in her right hand; the figure on the right holds a staff
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