Platter: Penn's Treaty with the Indians

Object Number: 
1961.290
Date: 
1830-1859
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 5/8 x 17 1/4 x 14 in. ( 4.1 x 43.8 x 35.6 cm )
Description: 
Oval pearlware platter with concave rim and wavy edge; light blue transfer printed geometric border; central view of three Native American figures and four Anglo-European figures (Penn's Treaty); tag glued on bottom.
Gallery Label: 
The source of this view is a painting by Benjamin West.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. Arthur H. Merritt
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group