Platter: Lake George

Platter: Lake George
Title
Platter: Lake George
Date 
1820-1846
Medium 
Earthenware
Dimensions 
Overall: 2 x 16 1/2 x 13 in. ( 5.1 x 41.9 x 33 cm )
Description 
Rectangular pearlware platter with rounded corners; dark blue transfer printed shell border with view of a lake at center (Lake George). (Larsen, 3rd ed., no. 27)
Credit Line 
Gift of Dr. Arthur H. Merritt
Object Number 
1961.249
Marks 
printed: on obverse rim: "E PLURIBUS UNUM" [Banner above eagle]; "LAKE GEORGE/ STATE OF NEW YORK [Rectangle beneath eagle]" stamped: on obverse: "16/OOD"
Gallery Label 
The region around Lake George was noted for its, varied, unusual beauty and its associations with the early history of the United States.
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