Plaque: The Watergate Wall Street, N.Y. 1678

Plaque: The Watergate Wall Street, N.Y. 1678
Title
Plaque: The Watergate Wall Street, N.Y. 1678
Date 
1895
Medium 
Earthenware
Dimensions 
Overall: 2 x 12 in. ( 5.1 x 30.5 cm )
Description 
Molded earthenware plaque decorated with a central transfer-printed scene in underglaze blue of historic New York, surrounded by a stylized tulip border; two pierced holes on top of foot rim for hanging.
Credit Line 
Gift of Leon Volkmar
Object Number 
1939.282
Marks 
Impressed: on back: "Volkmar & Cory"
Gallery Label 
This plaque is from a series of twelve depicting views of old New York. It was designed and executed by Charles Volkmar at his pottery in Corona, Queens. Joseph P. McHugh, an Arts and Crafts designer who ran the "Popular Shop" on 42nd Street, maintained exclusive rights to the series for a year.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group