Plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

GUSN

GUSN-48400

Description

Pearlware transfer-print plate. Scalloped edge with molded floral border. Black transfer-print scene illustrating two men working with water barrels.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"DR. FRANKLIN'S MAXIM'S/ Not to oversee workmen is to leave them your purse open./ If you would have a Faithful servant, and one that you like, serve yourself" (Black transfer print.)

Additional Identification Number

72

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

7 1/2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1970.377