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1986.98 (RS25461)

Description

A small pearlware plate of octagonal form, molded with a dotted floral border and stringed edge. It has a border with pink luster and red enamel highlights. It is centered with a green transfer print showing a pastoral scene with "Franklin's Proverbs".

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1840
Inscriptions
Centered around the well is a ""Franklin's Proverb"": Three removes are as bad as a fire, a rolling stone gathers no moss.
Associated Building
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
enameling
luster (textile)
molding (forming)
pearlware
porcelain
transfer printing
underglazing
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
Enameled
enameling
Floral
floral patterns
Luster
luster (textile)
Molded
molding (forming)
pastoral
Pastoral
Pearlware
pearlware
PLATE
plates (dishes)
Porcelain
porcelain
Transfer Printed
transfer printing
Underglazed
underglazing
Dimensions
5.5 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.98
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
50660

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