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Plate: 'Period of 1852-1856'

Plate: 'Period of 1852-1856'
Title
Plate: 'Period of 1852-1856'
Date 
1950-1955
Medium 
Whiteware
Dimensions 
Overall: 1 x 10 in. ( 2.5 x 25.4 cm )
Description 
Whiteware plate with molded diaper and woven rim; overglaze transfer printed and enamelled view of train.
Credit Line 
Gift of Ms. Dora Whitman Flukiger
Object Number 
1955.224
Marks 
printed: on reverse: "DECORATED/BY/DELANO STUDIOS/SETAUKET, L.I., N.Y." (beneath shield) and "PERIOD OF 1853-56/ This was the period of Elaborate Ornamentation Decorative Painting- Polished Brass/ Speeds of Better Than 60 M.P.H. were attained" and "ORIGINAL PAINTING By Frederick Blakslee/ For Delano Studios 1950 Edition/HAND COLORED" printed: on obverse: "PERIOD OF 1852-1856"
Gallery Label 
This plate is part of the Dauphin Collection of railroad china and dining car plates.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group