Maker Thomas Mayer, English, 1800 - 1855
Title
  • "Arms of Virginia" Flat Dish
Date between 1826 and 1830
Medium white earthenware with blue transfer-printed decoration
Dimensions Overall: 2 3/4 × 12 1/4 × 10 5/8 inches (7 × 31.1 × 27 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Gustavus D. Pope
Accession Number 17.221
Department American Art before 1950
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed, center: VIRGINA
Inscribed, on banner: Sic semper tyrannis [translated: Thus always to tyrants]
Mrs Gustavus D. Pope;
1917-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)