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Object Name: Plate: America National Bird
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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 )
Place made: Europe, England
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.
Credit Line: The Dr. Arthur H. Merritt Collection
Object Number: 1961.350
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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"