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Child's plate

Child's plate
Title
Child's plate
Date 
1825-1875
Medium 
Earthenware
Dimensions 
Overall: 1/2 x 5 in. ( 1.3 x 12.7 cm )
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.
Credit Line 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman, 1937
Object Number 
INV.9990
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"
Gallery Label 
Label affixed to reverse reads, "690/Eng". This plate may be part of the Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group