Dish: Little Strokes Fell Great Oaks

Object Number: 
INV.13542
Date: 
1815-1850
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3/4 x 5 1/2 x 5 1/2 in. ( 1.9 x 14 x 14 cm )
Marks: 
printed: in black on front:"Little Strokes fell Great Oaks"; "Dr. Franklin" (worn)
Description: 
Eight-sided pearlware molded with scalloped edge and scrolling and geometric borders in low relief around printed black center with vigentte of male figure resting on ax near felled tree with two small figures building in background; painted black border on brim; some blue and orange splotches on brim as well.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group