Soup plate: Octagon Church Boston

Object Number: 
1961.96
Date: 
1815-1830
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 3/8 x 9 7/8 in. ( 3.5 x 25.1 cm )
Marks: 
printed: in blue ink on back in rectangle: "OCTAGON CHURCH/BOSTON" above " Beauties of America" and below "J & S RIDGWAY" ; on rim "5"
Description: 
Glazed earthenware molded soup plate with dark blue transfer print decoration of a view of the Octagon Church in Boston and a border of roses and leaves in medallions.
Gallery Label: 
The church was dedicated in 1814.
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