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Serving dish: Connecticut coat of arms

Object Number: 
1940.316
Date: 
1829-1855
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 in. ( 17.8 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on base: "E PLURIBUS UNUM"with spread eagle impressed: on base in circle around spread eagle:"T. MAYER STORE STAFFORDSHIRE/WARRANTED" painted: on base:"2" printed: on obverse:"TRANS(...)SUST"/ "CONNECTICUT"
Description: 
Molded oval pearlware platter with foot ring with edges and slight flange handles with scrolling leaves in low relief printed in dark blue with oval medallion of the arms of Connecticut.
Gallery Label: 
This platter is from Thomas Mayer's, "American Series of Arms of the States".
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Provenance: 
Purchased by Mrs. J. Insley Blair from G. Kellogg Sale, AAA, Nov. 1925 ($1800).
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group