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1970.378 (RS206954)

Description

A transfer printed pearlware plate with a pink painted rim. The central black and white design depicts a scene of young men chopping down a tree. The alphabet and virtuvian scroll motif are molded on the outer rim.

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 text printed around center scene)
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
pearlware
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E; Eating Vessels
Descriptive terms
Dish, Eating
earthenware
glazing (coating)
pearlware
Plate, Food
plates (dishes)
transfer printing
Dimensions
7 1/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.378
Credit Line
Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell
GUSN
48401

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