Plate

Plate
Title
Plate
Date 
1750-1780
Medium 
Earthenware
Dimensions 
Overall: 1 x 9 1/2 in. ( 2.5 x 24.1 cm )
Description 
Molded scalloped edge creamware plate with hand painted profile busts of man and woman with orange tree between and border with rosette cartouches alternating with inscribed cartouches in red, green, black, and brown.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Arthur T. Sutcliffe
Object Number 
1950.216
Marks 
impressed: on base: marking painted: on front: "PV OR" and around rim (in Dutch) in G medalliuons "Zoo lang ats Zon/en/Maan Zal Staan", "Zal Nooyt De Oranje /Kleur Vergaan", "Dit Zagik in dees /Middagston", "Jiust in het teken/ van't verbond", "Met Eerbid Daarik/ god muest coven", "Daan Zagik ave/ Oranje boven."
Gallery Label 
According to the donor, this plate is from the Beekman mansion, which was located on First Avenue and 51st Street; the donor is a descendant of the Beekman family. The plate depicts William, Prince of Orange, and his wife.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group