Plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

GUSN

GUSN-48384

Description

Earthenware transfer-print plate. Molded alphabet and a red vitruvian scroll border. Black transfer printed scene with several figures chopping wood and working outdoors.

Details

Descriptive Terms

plates (dishes)
earthenware
transfer printing
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 stones & little strokes fell great Oaks." (Black transfer print.)

Additional Identification Number

62

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Household Accessories; Decorative Furnishings

Dimensions

6 1/4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1970.351