Plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

GUSN

GUSN-48398

Description

A blue transfer printed pearlware plate with a painted green rim. The central design depicts a domestic scene surrounded by text. The outer border consists of molded scrolls and animals.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"DR. FRANKLIN'S MAXIM'S/ Employ time well if thou meanest to gain leisure One to day is worth two to morrows/ Since thou art not sure of a minute throw not away an hour." (Blue transfer print.)

Additional Identification Number

67

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Household Accessories; Decorative Furnishings

Dimensions

7 1/8 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1970.375