Dish: Little Strokes Fell Great Oaks

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