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Saucer

1927.179 (RS255512)

Description

Dark blue saucer with transfer-printed roses and leaves on the border surrounding a central scene of George Washington holding a scroll at a tomb.

Details

Label
One of many views related to the early United States and its history that appear in the online exhibit "Patriotic America."The description on this plate speaks for itself, but legend has it that the source of the view is a drawing by Charles Buxton, and that in the back of the view is Bowling Green and the British leaving New York after defeat.
Maker
Enoch Wood & Sons (Maker)
Date
1820
circa
Inscriptions
Impressed under paper label on bottom: [Enoch Wood & Sons]
Location of origin
Burslem, England, Staffordshire
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E; Eating Vessels
Descriptive terms
Dish, Eating
earthenware
glazing (coating)
Saucer
saucers (plates)
transfer printing
People and organizations
Washington, George, 1732-1799
Dimensions
6 1/2 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1927.179
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Margaret R. Kimberley
GUSN
31273
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