Platter: Chillicothe

Object Number: 
1961.258
Date: 
1815-1840
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 x 9 1/2 x 7 5/8 in. ( 2.5 x 24.1 x 19.4 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on base in blue in medallion: "CHILLICOTHE" impressed: "6" "1"
Description: 
Oval glazed earthenware platter with irregularly scalloped edge; medium blue transfer-printed pastoral vignette with two reclining and one standing cow in foreground with farm building in distance; floral border of large roses and stylized decorative motif on edge.
Gallery Label: 
Chillicothe was the former capital of Ohio.
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