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Child's plate

Child's plate
Title
Child's plate
Date 
1830-1880
Medium 
Earthenware
Dimensions 
Overall: 1 x 6 in. ( 2.5 x 15.2 cm )
Description 
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 view of country house with four figures and horse and cart in foreground; inscription above and below image.
Credit Line 
Probably purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number 
INV.9978
Marks 
typed: affixed to reverse: paper label "711/Eng" ('Eng' inscribed over 'Amer') printed: above and below central image: "I never saw an oft removed tree/ Nor yet an oft removed family,/That throve so well as those that settled be."
Gallery Label 
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.
Provenance 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group