Platter: North Carolina coat of arms

Object Number: 
1947.302
Date: 
1829-1855
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 15 x 11 1/2 in. ( 38.1 x 29.2 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on reverse of rim:"E PLURIBUS UNUM" on swag with spreadeagle printed: on base: "6" impressed: on base in circle: "T. MAYER STORE/WARRANTED (spreadeagle)/STAFFORDSHIRE" printed: on obverse:"CONST(...)ON" "NORTH CAROLINA"
Description: 
Molded oval pearlware platter with canted, knotched corners; printed in dark blue with central image of two classically- dressed women at a stone building at the sea side, ships in background; trumpet flower and vine border; this is the 'Arms of North Carolina ' pattern.
Gallery Label: 
This platter is from Thomas Mayer's, "American Series of Arms of the States".
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. James Hazen Hyde
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group