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Dessert Plate

1926.358 (RS204662)

Description

A blue transfer print pearlware dessert plate. The central design depicts the Capitol Building, which is bordered by an aquatic motif.

Details

Label
One of many views related to the early United States and its history that appear in the online exhibit "Patriotic America."
Maker
Enoch Wood & Sons (Maker)
Date
1820-1830
Inscriptions
THE CAPITOL/WASHINGTON Impressed in bottom: E WOOD & SONS BURSLEM WARRANTED SEMICHINA Printed on paper label on bottom: ""Capitol Washington maker Wood border shells No.22 condition proof size 7 1/2 inch flat $18.00
Location of origin
Burslem, England, Staffordshire
Associated Building
Subject The Capitol.
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E; Eating Vessels
Descriptive terms
Classical Figure
Cow
dessert plates
Dish, Eating
Earthenware
earthenware
glazing (coating)
Plate, Dessert
Plate, Food
Shell
Tin Glazed
Transfer Printed
transfer printing
Tree
People and organizations
Capitol, The
Dimensions
3/4 (D), 7 1/2 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1926.358
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Margaret R. Kimberley
GUSN
30902

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