Dish: Little Strokes Fell Great Oaks

Title:
Dish: Little Strokes Fell Great Oaks
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 )
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.
Object Number: 
INV.13542
Marks: 
printed: in black on front:"Little Strokes fell Great Oaks"; "Dr. Franklin" (worn)
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group