Child's plate

Object Number: 
INV.9990
Date: 
1825-1875
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1/2 x 5 in. ( 1.3 x 12.7 cm )
Marks: 
printed: above and below image: "DR. FRANKLIN'S MAXIMS/He that hath a trade hath an estate. At the working man's house hunger looks in but dares not enter/Industry pays debts while despair increaseth them." Nadelman collection sticker: "690 / Eng"
Description: 
Molded earthenware child's plate decorated with black transfer-printed image of two men making horseshoes surrounded by a shell and foliate rim pattern in relief; inscription surrounds central image.
Gallery Label: 
Label affixed to reverse reads, "690/Eng". This plate may be part of the Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman, 1937
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group