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1926.412 (RS204898)

Description

A blue transfer printed pearlware platter. The central design depicts a landscape of Troy, New York, which is bordered by a floral and scroll motif.

Details

Label
One of many views related to the early United States and its history that appear in the online exhibit "Patriotic America."This Platter, its only known form, shows Troy, NY which is on the eastern side of the Hudson (River) seven miles north of Albany, New York. The city was laid out in 1787. James and Ralph Clews also made a view of this in their Hudson River Picturesque Views series.
Maker
Stevenson, Andrew (Maker)
Date
1808-1829
Inscriptions
Printed on bottom: TROY FROM MOUNT IDA/By W.G. Wall, Esq. Impressed on bottom: A. STEVENSON/WARRANTED/STAFFORDSHIRE
Location of origin
Cobridge, England, Staffordshire
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
pearlware
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels
Descriptive terms
Dish, Serving
Earthenware
earthenware
floral patterns
Flower
glazing (coating)
pearlware
Platter
platters
River
Scroll
scrolls (motifs)
Tin Glazed
Transfer Printed
transfer printing
People and organizations
Troy, NY
Dimensions
7 1/4 x 3/4 (WxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1926.412
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Margaret R. Kimberley
GUSN
30924

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