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1970.374 (RS206932)

Description

Pearlware transfer-print plate. Molded alphabet and a red vitruvian scroll border. Black transfer print illustrating a pastoral scene.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
"POOR RICHARD'S MAXIM'S/ Plow deep while slaggards sleep & you shall have corn to sell & to keep./ Work to day for you know not how much you may be hindered tomorrow." (Black transfer print.)
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
pearlware
transfer printing
Object type
Household Accessories; Decorative Furnishings
Descriptive terms
earthenware
glazing (coating)
Knickknack
pearlware
Plate, Decorative
plates (dishes)
transfer printing
Dimensions
7 1/8 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.374
Credit Line
Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell
GUSN
48397

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