Children's Plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

GUSN

GUSN-48385

Description

Earthenware children's plate. Wavy edge and molded border with birds and foliate design. Black transfer printed scene with six people in front of a bank, and inscription from Poor Richard's Way to Wealth. Over painted with pink, yellow, and peach. Black line around edge.

Details

Descriptive Terms

plates (dishes)
earthenware
transfer printing
Plate

Inscription

"POOR RICHARD'S WAY TO WEALTH. / FOR AGE AND WANT SAVE WHILE YOU MAY. / NO MORNING SUN LASTS A WHOLE DAY." (Black transfer print.)

Additional Identification Number

63

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

6 1/4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1970.352