Overall: 1 x 10 1/2 in. ( 2.5 x 26.7 cm )
Circular earthenware plate; black transfer printed flower and acanthus leaf border with overglaze enamel; central view of reservoir with a tree, figures, and a rough hillock in the foreground (Croton Reservoir).
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
printed: on reverse: "CROTON RESERVOIR-1845/OLD NEW YORK/FIRST STOCK EXCHANGE 1730/UNDER THE BUTTONWOOD TREE/MADE/EXCLUSIVELY/FOR/Bloomingdale's/NEW YORK CITY/ADAMS/EST. 1657/ENGLAND"
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