Plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

GUSN

GUSN-42848

Description

Pearlware transfer-print plate. Straight edge a black line border. Black transfer-print pastoral scene.

Details

Descriptive Terms

plates (dishes)
earthenware
transfer printing
pearlware
glazing (coating)
Knickknack
Plate, Decorative
Plate, Decorative

Inscription

"POOR RICHARD'S MAXIM'S/ Handle your tools without mittens remember the cat in gloves catches no mice./ Constant dropping wears away stone & little strokes fell great Oaks." (Black transfer print.)

Additional Identification Number

83.1923

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Household Accessories; Decorative Furnishings

Dimensions

8 3/8 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

In memory of Dr. and Mrs. Charles Harrington

Accession Number

1943.299