Overall: 1/2 x 5 in. ( 1.3 x 12.7 cm )
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.
Purchased from Elie Nadelman, 1937
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."
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