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Plate

Octagonal plate, with slightly molded rim. Creamware, glazed, printed in black: Washington on horseback reviewing troops in center, 3 sprays of flowers and "His Excellency General George Washington" on rim.

Marks

Unmarked

Provenance

1888, gift of Misses Harriet Rose White and Emma Stuart White to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 30, 1888)

Credit Line

Gift of the Misses H. R. and E. S. White

English (Liverpool), about 1800

Object Place

England

Accession Number

89.151

Medium or Technique

Cream-colored earthenware (creamware) with transfer-printed decoration in black

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware