Plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

GUSN

GUSN-306360

Description

Blue transfer-printed earthenware plate. Floral and fruit border surrounds a central scene featuring the National Monument to the Forefather.

Details

Descriptive Terms

plates (dishes)
earthenware
transfer printing
Dish, Eating
Plate, Food
Plate, Food

Inscription

"National Monument to the Forefather/ What Sought the thus afar?/ Bright jewels of the mine?/ The wealth of seas, the spoils of ware?/ They sought a faith's pure shrine!/ Mrs Hemans." (stamped)

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Eating Vessels

Credit Line

Bequest of the Estate of C. Spaulding Prime

Accession Number

1993.473