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Platter: Arms of Georgia

Object Number: 
1961.288
Date: 
1829-1855
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 13 x 10 in. ( 33 x 25.4 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on base: "E PLURIBUS UNUM" on swag clutched by spread eagle impressed: in circle: "12" printed: on obverse: "CONSTITUTION" "GEORGIA"
Description: 
Molded oval pearlware platter with canted, knotched corners; printed in dark blue with central image of seaside temple with three caryatids guraded by one soldier; trumpet flower and vine border; this is the 'Arms of Georgia' pattern.
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