Platter: from Fishkill Hudson River

Object Number: 
1961.273
Date: 
1819-1836
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 x 15 7/8 x 12 3/4 in. ( 5.1 x 40.3 x 32.4 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on base: "PICTURESQUE VIEWS/FROM FISHKILL/HUDSON RIVER" on river rock with sailboat, trees. paper collector's label: affixed: "From Fishkill 15 1/2 inches purplish light blue platter. Fine color and proof. One of the rarest of all views in the H
Description: 
Molded oval pearlware platter with foot ring, scalloped rim and pierced handles (2) in low relief; printed in blue violet with river scene:cows at bank in foreground, steamer, homes, hills in background. (Larsen, 3rd ed., no. 142)
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