Plate, Canova Pattern
This is a rare instance of an American pottery directly copying an English plate, to undermine the monopoly that Staffordshire potteries had in the United States market in the mid-nineteenth century.
Ceramic, glaze, and underglaze
diameter: 9 1/8 in. (23.2 cm)
overall: 7/8 x 9 1/8 (2.2 x 23.2 cm) (show scale)
Museum Collection Fund
This item is not on view
American Pottery Company (1833-1845). Plate, Canova Pattern, ca. 1845. Ceramic, glaze, and underglaze, diameter: 9 1/8 in. (23.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Collection Fund, 50.144. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 50.144_bw.jpg)
overall, 50.144_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 1966
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