Plate

Description:

Serpentine-lobed, molded-rim, souvenir or commemorative plate with relief-cast view of the Equestrian Statue of Frederick the Great of Prussia by Christian Daniel Rauch in Berlin (designed, 1839; completed, May 1851) in well; statue faces left above a scrolled reserve engraved "Friedrich II. d. Gr." No foot ring. Shaped hanging plate burnt to underside where booge meets well; old cotton string looped through. No marks.

Date Made: ca 1900

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: GermanyPlace Used: United States: District of Columbia, Washington

See more items in: Home and Community Life: Domestic Life, Domestic Furnishings

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Credit Line: Bequest of Miss Mary E. Maxwell

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: DL.387161Catalog Number: 387161Accession Number: 175755

Object Name: plateObject Type: plate

Physical Description: pewter (overall material)Measurements: overall: 5/8 in x 9 1/8 in; 1.5875 cm x 23.1775 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-50ef-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_300438

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