Overall: 1 x 6 in. ( 2.5 x 15.2 cm )
Hexagonal pearlware plate with lobed rim edged with purple luster; molded brim highlighted with red, blue, and green enamel and purple luster; at center, blue transfer-printed image of a man and a woman approaching an elderly beggar, in landscape setting; inscription surrounds central image.
Purchased from Elie Nadelman, 1937
printed: above and below central image: "Benevolence is commendable in all persons./Begin to be good in time it cannot be too soon."
Label fragment " / Eng"
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