Plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1800-1840

GUSN

GUSN-50660

Description

A small pearlware plate of octagonal form, molded with a dotted floral border and stringed edge. It has a border with pink luster and red enamel highlights. It is centered with a green transfer print showing a pastoral scene with "Franklin's Proverbs".

Details

Descriptive Terms

plates (dishes)
enameling
luster (textile)
molding (forming)
pearlware
porcelain
transfer printing
underglazing
floral patterns
pastoral
Pearlware
Luster
Enameled
Underglazed
Transfer Printed
Molded
Floral
Pastoral
Porcelain
PLATE

Inscription

Centered around the well is a ""Franklin's Proverb"": Three removes are as bad as a fire, a rolling stone gathers no moss.

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

5.5 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.98