The Valentine

Object Number: 
1961.374
Date: 
1815-1840
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 5/8 x 9 7/8 in. ( 4.1 x 25.1 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on back: "THE VALENTINE/FROM/WILKIE'S/DESIGNS" in reserve with flowers impressed: on base: "CLEWS WARRANTED STAFFORDSHIRE" with crown in circle
Description: 
Molded pearlware plate with slightly scalloped deep cavetto, printed in dark blue with interior scene of two seated men at a table with standing man, woman, and child, enclosed in central medallion.
Gallery Label: 
This plate is from the Wilkie-Burnet series.
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