Shape Type: Dinner & Dessert Wares

Pattern Type: Naval and Marine

Date: 1817-1820

Dimensions:

  • Length: 20.00 in (50.8 cm)
  • Width: 15.13 in (38.4302 cm)

Maker: Unknown

Description:

A large indented earthenware platter printed in blue with a naval scene named Night Sea Battle.  The scene is based on a print of the moonlight battle between the Blanche and La Pique which took place on January 4, 1795 (see below). For other examples in the Shipping Series click here.

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