Child's plate

Child's plate
Title
Child's plate
Date 
1840-1880
Medium 
Earthenware
Dimensions 
Overall: 5/8 x 5 5/8 in. ( 1.6 x 14.3 cm )
Description 
Molded pearlware plate with floral border in low relief, bordered by a pink stripe; at center, black transfer-printed image of the young, haloed Jesus speaking with some men, as his mother takes him by the hand; inscriptions above and below image; image embellished by hand with pink, blue, and yellow overglaze.
Object Number 
INV.13543
Marks 
impressed: maker's mark on back of plate: illegible printed: in black on front of plate: "At twelve years old he talk'd with men:/the Jews all wandering stand:/Yet he obeyed his mother then. And came at her command."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group