Platter

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1820-1840

GUSN

GUSN-29202

Description

Blue transfer-printed pearlware platter. Aquatic border surrounding a central scene illustrating the Tappan Zee Bridge from Greenburgh, New York.

Details

Descriptive Terms

platters
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
pearlware
Dish, Serving
Platter
Platter

Label

One of many views related to the early United States and its history that appear in the online exhibit "Patriotic America."

Inscription

Printed on bottom: TAPPAN ZEE/FROM GREENBURGH Impressed on bottom: E. WOOD & SONS BURSLEM WARRANTED SEMI CHINA

Associated Building

Subject Tappan Zee Bridge,

People and Organizations

Hudson River
Tappan Zee Bridge

Maker

Enoch Wood & Sons (Maker)

Location of Origin

Burslem, England, Staffordshire

Dimensions

1 1/4 x 8 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Charles I. Thayer

Accession Number

1920.669