Plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

GUSN

GUSN-48399

Description

A black transfer printed whiteware plate. The central design depicts a pastoral scene which is surrounded by text.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"DR. FRANKLIN'S MAXIM'S./ He who saves not as he gets may keep his nose all his life to the grindstone & die not worth a groat./ A fat kitchen makes a lean will. Would you be rich think of saving." (printed)

Additional Identification Number

65

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Household Accessories; Decorative Furnishings

Dimensions

6 1/2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1970.376