Overall: 3/4 x 5 1/2 in. ( 1.9 x 14 cm )
Earthenware plate with buff-colored glaze, molded floral border on brim highlighted with red, blue, yellow, and green enamel, and serpentine rim edged with purple luster; at center, blue transfer-printed view of a mill with two figures in the foreground; inscription above and below image.
printed: above and below central image: "Diligence is the mother of good-luck./Drive thy business let not thy business drive thee."
imprinted: on label affixed to reverse: "Lord & Taylor/NEW YORK"
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