Plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

GUSN

GUSN-48397

Description

Pearlware transfer-print plate. Molded alphabet and a red vitruvian scroll border. Black transfer print illustrating a pastoral scene.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"POOR RICHARD'S MAXIM'S/ Plow deep while slaggards sleep & you shall have corn to sell & to keep./ Work to day for you know not how much you may be hindered tomorrow." (Black transfer print.)

Additional Identification Number

70

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

7 1/8 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1970.374