Child's plate

Child's plate
Title
Child's plate
Date 
1820-1840
Medium 
Earthenware
Dimensions 
Overall: 5/8 x 6 in. ( 1.6 x 15.2 cm )
Description 
Pearlware plate with molded floral border, black transfer-printed image of farmer with horses and plow decorated with enamels; printed inscription around image.
Credit Line 
Gift of Dr. Arthur H. Merritt
Object Number 
1961.160
Marks 
printed: around image: "HE THAT BY THE PLOUGH WOULD THRIVE HIMSELF MUST [EI[THER HOLD OR DRIVE · FRANKLIN'S PROV ·"
Provenance 
The Dr. Arthur H. Merritt Collection of Anglo-American Historical Staffordshire
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group