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1943.272 (RS204637)

Description

Blue transfer printed pearlware plate with a scalloped edge. Central design depicts a rural fishing scene, flanked by figures representing America and Independence. Inner border has a floral motif. The outer border has a scroll motif with state names inscribed on the scrolls.

Details

Maker
Clews, James & Ralph (Maker)
Date
1819-1836
Inscriptions
Impressed on bottom: CLEWS WARRANTED STAFFORDSHIRE
Location of origin
Cobridge, England, Staffordshire
Associated Building
Subject White House.
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E; Eating Vessels
Descriptive terms
Allegorical Figure
America
Architecture
Dish, Eating
earthenware
Earthenware
glazing (coating)
Government
Independence
Plate, Food
plates (dishes)
Sheep
Tin Glazed
Transfer Printed
transfer printing
People and organizations
White House
Dimensions
1 1/4 (D), 10 1/2 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1943.272
Credit Line
In memory of Dr. and Mrs. Charles Harrington
GUSN
42838

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