Overall: 1 1/2 x 12 3/8 in. ( 3.8 x 31.4 cm )
Drape molded redware dish with slightly serrated edge; sgraffito and painted iron oxide and copper green decoration of a horse and rider blowing a horn and brandishing a sword; two tulips below; sgraffito scalloped border pattern; lead glaze.
Bequest of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Soldiers on horseback were a favorite subject of Pennsylvania German potters. Although the riders are rarely identified, they are often assumed to be George Washington.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.