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1970.375 (RS206951)

Description

A blue transfer printed pearlware plate with a painted green rim. The central design depicts a domestic scene surrounded by text. The outer border consists of molded scrolls and animals.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
"DR. FRANKLIN'S MAXIM'S/ Employ time well if thou meanest to gain leisure One to day is worth two to morrows/ Since thou art not sure of a minute throw not away an hour." (Blue 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
1970.375
Credit Line
Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell
GUSN
48398

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