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1936.769 (RS204630)

Description

A blue transfer print pearlware plate with a scalloped edge and central scene of the Pilgrims landing at Plymouth surrounded by a border design consisting of ship medallions, eagles, and scrollwork.\n

Details

Label
One of many views related to the early United States and its history that appear in the online exhibit "Patriotic America."Several scenes quite similar to this one appear throughout New England, most produced on or near 1820, the 200th anniversary of the landing.
Maker
Enoch Wood & Sons (Maker)
Date
1820-1830
Inscriptions
Impressed on bottom: "ENOCH WOOD & SONS/BURSLEM"
Paper label: "Pilgrim Fathers maker Wood No 12; condition, badly discolored size 6 1/2 inch flat $5.00"
Location of origin
Burslem, England, Staffordshire
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
tin (metal)
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E; Eating Vessels
Descriptive terms
Dish, Eating
Earthenware
earthenware
glazing (coating)
Mayflower
Medallion
Pilgrims
pilgrims (people)
Plate, Food
plates (dishes)
Ship
ships
tin (metal)
Tin Glazed
Transfer Printed
transfer printing
People and organizations
Cornè, Michele Felice, 1752-1845
Dimensions
1 2/8 (D), 8 3/8 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1936.769
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Samuel Cabot and Mrs. Henry Lyman
GUSN
3522
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