(a) platter: 1 7/8 x 24 3/8 x 18 3/4 in.; (c-n) plates: 3/4 x 9 3/4 in.
One of a set of two platters and thirteen plates. Oval molded creamware platter with grape vine border hand painted in shades of brown overglaze and banded on either side with a brown stripe; at center, monogram inside a laurel wreath, also in brown overglaze.
According to donor, this set was ordered by William Hill (1751-1826), the great-grandfather of the donor, who was the first of his family to come to America.
Bequest of Robert Carmer Hill, through Mrs. R. C. Hill
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