• Chinese Export Porcelain Openwork Basket with Pitt Armorial
    Chinese Export Porcelain Openwork Basket with Pitt Armorial
  • Bombe Desk and Bookcase
    Bombe Desk and Bookcase
  • The Landing of the Pilgrims
    The Landing of the Pilgrims
  • Side Chairs
    Side Chairs
  • Penn's Treaty with the Indians
    Penn's Treaty with the Indians
 
  • Artist/Maker
  • Date Made c. 1810-15
  • Place Made
  • Materials Ceramics; Porcelain; Hard Paste; Overglaze Enamels; Gilding
  • Measurements
  • Funds donated by Mrs. Alexander O. Vietor
  • Room
  • Accession # 1968.0011.042

Chinese Export Porcelain Plate

Trained as a military engineer, Sylvanus Thayer (1785–1872) studied in military schools in Europe for the United States government prior to his 1817 appointment as Superintendent of the United States Military Academy at West Point