Plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1800-1840

GUSN

GUSN-50659

Description

A small pearlware plate of octagonal form, molded with a dotted floral border and stringed edge in a pink luster and yellow enamel highlights. Centered with underglaze-blue is a pastorial scene with "Franklin's Proverbs".

Details

Descriptive Terms

plates (dishes)
earthenware
enameling
luster (textile)
pearlware
porcelain
transfer printing
underglazing
floral patterns
pastoral
scenes (depictions)
Earthenware
Pearlware
Luster
Transfer Printed
Underglazed
Enameled
Floral
Scenic
Pastoral
Porcelain
PLATE

Inscription

Centered on the plate is ""Franklin's Proverbs"": Now I have a sheep and a cow every body bids me good morrow.

Associated Building

Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England, Staffordshire

Dimensions

5.5 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.97