Plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

GUSN

GUSN-48401

Description

A transfer printed pearlware plate with a pink painted rim. The central black and white design depicts a scene of young men chopping down a tree. The alphabet and virtuvian scroll motif are molded on the outer rim.

Details

Descriptive Terms

plates (dishes)
earthenware
transfer printing
pearlware
glazing (coating)
Dish, Eating
Plate, Food
Plate, Food

Inscription

"POOR RICHARD'S MAXIM'S/ Handle your tools without mittens remember the cat in gloves catches no mice./ Constant dropping wears away stones: & little strokes fell great Oaks."\n (Black text printed around center scene)

Additional Identification Number

71

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Eating Vessels

Dimensions

7 1/4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1970.378