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Child's plate

Child's plate
Title
Child's plate
Date 
1820-1850
Medium 
Earthenware
Dimensions 
Overall: 1 x 6 1/4 in. ( 2.5 x 15.9 cm )
Description 
Pearlware plate with molded floral border on brim highlighted with blue, red, yellow, and green enamel and purple luster and serpentine rim edges with purple luster; at center, sepia transfer-printed view of country house with four figures and horse and cart in the foreground; inscription above and below image.
Credit Line 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman, 1937
Object Number 
INV.9983
Marks 
printed: above and below image: "I never saw an oft removed tree./Nor yet an oft removed family,/That throve so well as those who settled be." Nadelman collection sticker: "709 / Eng"
Gallery Label 
Label on reverse reads, "709/Eng." ("Eng" inscribed over "Amer") This object was once part of the folk art collection of Elie Nadelman (1882-1946), the avant-garde sculptor. From 1924 to 1934, Nadelman's collection was displayed in his Museum of Folk Arts, located in the Riverdale section of the Bronx. The Historical Society purchased Nadelman's entire collection in 1937.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group