Soup plate: Great Easterm Steamship

Object Number: 
INV.14363
Date: 
ca. 1838-1882
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 3/4 x 9 3/8 in. ( 4.4 x 23.8 cm )
Marks: 
impressed: on base: "SCOTT'S/4"; under ship in black: "THE GREAT EASTERN STEAMSHIP"
Description: 
Molded pearlware with clipped rim printed with central image of steamship with side wheel and full sails in black with overglaze green sea, yellow on sails, red on flags, two bands on top of basin and on brim, rim with purple luster metallic oxide.
Gallery Label: 
This ship was known as the Great Eastern Steamship.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Randall J. LeBoeuf, Jr., 1976
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group