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Platter

Object Number: 
1961.267
Date: 
1819-1836
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3/4 x 9 5/8 x 7 7/8 in. ( 1.9 x 24.4 x 20 cm )
Marks: 
impressed: on back: circular stamp with crown at center and "CLEWS WARRANTED STAFFORDSHIRE" written along edge
Description: 
Dark blue transfer printed pearlware platter with names of 15 states written in swags around the border; central image is of a large house with sheep on the lawn; on either side is a female figure on a pedestal; figure on the left is of Justice, who has masonic symbols on her apron, is only partially blindfolded, and holds a portrait of George Washington; figure on the right is on her knees and holds a staff with a cap with inscription; two pedestals with inscription.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. Arthur H. Merritt
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group