Plate: Souvenir, Washington's Bicentennial

Object Number: 
1948.36
Date: 
1932
Medium: 
Whiteware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3/4 x 10 3/8 in. ( 1.9 x 26.4 cm )
Marks: 
printed: in blue below cartouche: "EXITUS ALTA PROBAT" , "George Washington" printed: in blue on back: "Spode's contribution to the/ George Washington Bicentennial 1932/produced in alimited edition of 2500/ each piece numbered/ No. 741"; "COPELAND/SPODE/
Description: 
Molded blue transfer printed plate with slightly scalloped edges; border pattern composed of stylized butterflies, scrolls, bands, and geometric shapes; at the center is a cartouche with a profile of George Washington wearing a laurel wreath; around the cartouche are scrolls, flowers, and a crown, and a bird.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Major Lester D. Gardener
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group