Plate: America National Bird

Plate: America National Bird
Title
Plate: America National Bird
Medium 
Stoneware
Dimensions 
Overall: 1 3/8 x 10 3/8 x 10 3/8 in. ( 3.5 x 26.4 x 26.4 cm )
Description 
Twelve sided molded plate of white clay printed in dark blue with central image of bald eagle with wings spread in profile with stars and stripes shield clutching three arrows and laurel branch atop partial globe with North America showing, stylized border with small flowers.
Object Number 
1961.350
Marks 
printed: in blue circle on base: "IV" painted: in blue on base: "3" impressed: on base: "READ/IRONSTONE" printed: on front: "AMERICA" typed: affixed on back: paper label "AMERICA. THE NATIONAL BIRD FIGURED ERECT UPON A GLOBE, THE SHIELD UPON HIS BREAST AND THE ARROWS AND OLIVE BRANCH IN HIS TALONS"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group