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Platter: View of Albany

Object Number: 
1961.272
Date: 
1840-1843
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/2 x 20 x 16 3/8 in. ( 3.8 x 50.8 x 41.6 cm )
Marks: 
printed: in black on back of brim: "View of/Albany/JACKSON'S WARRANTED"
Description: 
Dark brown transfer printed platter with scalloped edges depicting pastoral river scene including boats with cows and a city in the distance; there is a road and a figure on the left; the border pattern is composed of spaced flower bunches; there are molded birds around the edge of the rim.
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