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Plate, "Natural Bridge, Virginia"

Decorative Arts

On View: American Identities: A New Look, American Landscape/Colony to Nation, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Earthenware
DATES ca. 1840
DIMENSIONS 9 3/16 x 9 3/16 in. (23.3 x 23.3 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Base printed with spray of flowers and foliage and the legend: "NATURAL BRIDGE / VIRGINIA / E W & S / CELTIC CHINA"; also black numeral "10"
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
CREDIT LINE Gift of Mrs. Ben P. Grant in memory of Dr. and Mrs. Henry Fleming Payne
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CAPTION Enoch Wood & Sons (1819-1846). Plate, "Natural Bridge, Virginia," ca. 1840. Earthenware, 9 3/16 x 9 3/16 in. (23.3 x 23.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. Ben P. Grant in memory of Dr. and Mrs. Henry Fleming Payne, 72.184.11. Creative Commons-BY
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Earthenware plate, gray and white transfer-printed. In center, scene of the Natural Bridge, Virginia, within a border of fruit and flowers around rim. Condition: Good.
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