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1931.1742 (RS204674)

Description

A blue transfer print pearlware plate with a central scene of the South Carolia coat of arms surrounded by an inner border of palmettes and an outer floral motif.

Details

Label
One of many views of the early United States highlighted in the online exhibit "Patriotic America."<br/> The palmetto tree, which is also depicted on the state flag, is shown with a toppled English Oak at its base, symbolizing the power of England having been overcome and supplanted.<br/>
Maker
Mayer, Thomas (Maker)
Date
1820-1840
Inscriptions
Printed on bottom: [eagle]
Location of origin
Stoke, England, Staffordshire
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
tin (metal)
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E; Eating Vessels
Descriptive terms
Coat-of-Arms
Dish, Eating
Earthenware
earthenware
floral patterns
glazing (coating)
Heraldry
Palmette
palmette (motif)
Plate, Food
plates (dishes)
tin (metal)
Tin Glazed
Transfer Printed
transfer printing
Trumpet Flower
Vine
vines
People and organizations
South Carolina
Dimensions
3/4 (D), 6 5/16 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1931.1742
GUSN
3526

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