Plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1820-1840

GUSN

GUSN-3531

Description

A blue transfer print pearlware plate. The central design depicts the New York Coat of Arms, which is surrounded by an inner border of palmettes and an outer border of trumpets, flowers, and vines. \n

Details

Descriptive Terms

plates (dishes)
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
tin (metal)
coats of arms
palmette (motif)
floral patterns
flowers (plants)
vines
Dish, Eating
Plate, Food
Earthenware
Tin Glazed
Transfer Printed
Coat-of-Arms
Trumpet Flower
Vine
Palmette
Plate, Food

Label

One of many views related to the early United States and its history that appear in the online exhibit "Patriotic America."The arms adopted in 1809 were the basis for this design though it is not a strictly accurate copy. The Hudson River is shown on a shield, flanked by Liberty and Justice, as the sun sets behind the Hudson Highlands.

Inscription

Printed on bottom: [eagle]

People and Organizations

New York, NY

Maker

Mayer, Thomas (Maker)

Location of Origin

Stoke, England, Staffordshire

Dimensions

1 (D), 9 3/4 (diameter) (inches)

Accession Number

1956.87