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Child's plate: "for my dear girl"

Child's plate: "for my dear girl"
Title
Child's plate: "for my dear girl"
Date 
1825-1875
Medium 
Earthenware
Dimensions 
Overall: 1 x 6 3/4 in. ( 2.5 x 17.1 cm )
Description 
Pearlware plate with molded floral pattern on brim and serpentine rim; at center, black transfer printed cartouche with flower and arabesque border and inscription.
Object Number 
INV.9975
Marks 
printed: at center of plate: "For my dear/Girl"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group