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Soup bowl: Columbian star

Object Number: 
1961.210
Date: 
1840-1858
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/2 x 8 5/8 in. ( 3.8 x 21.9 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on back in red in oval frame of belt with buckle decorated with stars: "Columbian Star/444/Oct. 28th 1840/in Ridgway"
Description: 
Molded pearlware soup bowl with image of log cabin and horses and plow and border on brim of large stars with small stars in background (Columbian star).
Gallery Label: 
This image is associated with William Henry Harrison, the ninth president of the United States.
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