Plate

Object Number: 
1961.149
Date: 
1815-1840
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/8 x 9 1/8 in. ( 2.9 x 23.2 cm )
Marks: 
impressed: on base: sunburst typed: affixed on base: "Wright's Ferry on Susquehanna, Penn."
Description: 
Circular white clay bodied plate with irregular scalloped rim and molded foot; medium blue transfer printed decoration of central circular view of river with sailing boat; sheer cliff on right, hills to the left, plants and trees in foreground, floral transfer-printed border of large roses in groups with stylized decorative band at rim (Wright's Ferry at Susquehanna).
Gallery Label: 
According to the donor, this plate was purchased from the Kellogg Collection in November of 1925.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. Arthur H. Merritt
Provenance: 
The Dr. Arthur H. Merritt Collection of Anglo-American Historical Staffordshire
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group