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1970.351 (RS206943)

Description

Earthenware transfer-print plate. Molded alphabet and a red vitruvian scroll border. Black transfer printed scene with several figures chopping wood and working outdoors.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
"POOR RICHARD'S MAXIM'S/ Handle your tools without mittens: remember the cat in gloves catches no mice./ Constant dropping wears away stones & little strokes fell great Oaks." (Black transfer print.)
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
Object type
Household Accessories; Decorative Furnishings
Descriptive terms
earthenware
glazing (coating)
Knickknack
Plate, Decorative
plates (dishes)
transfer printing
Dimensions
6 1/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.351
Credit Line
Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell
GUSN
48384

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