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1986.97 (RS25460)

Description

A small pearlware plate of octagonal form, molded with a dotted floral border and stringed edge in a pink luster and yellow enamel highlights. Centered with underglaze-blue is a pastorial scene with "Franklin's Proverbs".

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1840
Inscriptions
Centered on the plate is ""Franklin's Proverbs"": Now I have a sheep and a cow every body bids me good morrow.
Location of origin
England, Staffordshire
Associated Building
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
earthenware
enameling
luster (textile)
pearlware
porcelain
transfer printing
underglazing
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
earthenware
Earthenware
Enameled
enameling
Floral
floral patterns
Luster
luster (textile)
Pastoral
pastoral
pearlware
Pearlware
PLATE
plates (dishes)
Porcelain
porcelain
scenes (depictions)
Scenic
Transfer Printed
transfer printing
Underglazed
underglazing
Dimensions
5.5 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.97
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
50659

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