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Platter, "Pass in the Catskill Mountains"

Decorative Arts

On View: American Identities: A New Look, American Landscape/Colony to Nation, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Earthenware,
DATES 1825-1830
DIMENSIONS 8 x 6 1/4 in. (20.3 x 15.9 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS On bottom in underglaze blue: eagle bearing banner which reads: "E Pluribus Unum" standing on a rectangle which has printed within "PASS IN THE / CATSKILL MOUNTAINS" in under glaze blue.
SIGNATURE no signature
INSCRIPTIONS no innscriptions
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
CREDIT LINE Gift of Mrs. William C. Esty
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CAPTION Enoch Wood & Sons (1819-1846). Platter, "Pass in the Catskill Mountains," 1825-1830. Earthenware,, 8 x 6 1/4 in. (20.3 x 15.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. William C. Esty, 60.213.187. Creative Commons-BY
IMAGE overall, 60.213.187_60.213.189a-b_reference_SL1.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Platter, oval earthenware, with under glaze blue transfer printed decoration (pictured with gravy bowl, 60.213.189a-b). Border: shell with seaweed and foliage. View in center: "Pass in the Catskill Mountains," mountain view with trees; figure standing on bluff to left and two figures walking in background. . Condition: Good, three glaze imperfections in view date to time of manufacture.
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