Safe/Haven Update

Due to a private event, the exhibition Safe/Haven will be closed to visitors from 2–5 pm on Friday, May 14.

Rectangular serving dish

Object Number: 
1927.57
Date: 
1824-1836
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 7/8 x 9 3/8 x 7 in. ( 4.8 x 23.8 x 17.8 cm )
Marks: 
impressed: on back: medallion with crown at center reading "CLEWS WARRANTED STAFFORDSHIRE"
Description: 
Dark blue octagonal/ rectangular pearlware serving dish with central image depicting the landing of General Lafayette at Castle Garden in August of 1824; the border decoration is composed of large and small flowers.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group