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Child's plate

Object Number: 
INV.14374
Date: 
1854-1880
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3/4 x 7 1/2 in. ( 1.9 x 19 cm )
Marks: 
printed: in black below central view: "THE GREAT EASTERN PAYING OUT/THE CABLE" printed: on paper label affixed to back: "JAMES & AUDREY/CONNIFF/PERKINSVILLE, VT."
Description: 
Molded pearlware plate with black transfer-printed image and alphabet inscribed in low relief around brim; central view depicts a five-masted steamship at anchor near a rocky shore; handpainted highlights in overglaze in blue, red, and green.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group