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Platter: Lake George

Object Number: 
1961.249
Date: 
1820-1846
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 x 16 1/2 x 13 in. ( 5.1 x 41.9 x 33 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on obverse rim: "E PLURIBUS UNUM" [Banner above eagle]; "LAKE GEORGE/ STATE OF NEW YORK [Rectangle beneath eagle]" stamped: on obverse: "16/OOD"
Description: 
Rectangular pearlware platter with rounded corners; dark blue transfer printed shell border with view of a lake at center (Lake George). (Larsen, 3rd ed., no. 27)
Gallery Label: 
The region around Lake George was noted for its, varied, unusual beauty and its associations with the early history of the United States.
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