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New York Battery

Pattern Category: Heraldic and Commemorative

Series: Medallion Portrait

Alternate Names: Battery, New York, Flagstaff Pavilion, Medallion Portrait

Object Type: Dinner and Dessert Wares


  • Diameter: 7.125 inches

Considered Rare


This small plate shows the Flagstaff Pavillion located at the Battery Park in New York.  It also has a portrait of President Washington in a Medallion at the top and one of Stevenson's insets of the Erie Canal at the bottom, here a View of the Aqueduct Bridge at Rochester, New York.  This  plate is unique, only one known copy housed in the Larsen Collection at the Smithsonian Museum.  The plate is also part of Stevenson's Vine Leaf Border Series and part of the Medallion Portrait Series.