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Cup plate: flying eagle (America Triumphant)

Object Number: 
1940.165
Date: 
early 19th century
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1/2 x 3 7/8 in. ( 1.3 x 9.8 cm )
Marks: 
impressed: on back: "Z" printed: in blue ink on back: "14[?]"
Description: 
Lobed edge glazed earthenware cup plate with light blue transfer print decoration of eagle with arrows, olive branches, and flag with banner and letters, sweeping over water view in center, and border of scrolls on rim.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group