Overall: 1 7/8 x 11 1/4 in. ( 4.8 x 28.6 cm )
Drape-molded redware plate with serrated rim; slip-decorated interior with sgrafffito: central image of a spread eagle with shield clutching both stems of a potted tulip plant with a fan-shaped medallion with compass drawn arches and enclosed inscription above, and a surrounding border inscription in old German; with green patches under a lead glaze.
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
incised: on obverse: "LIBERTY FOR/J. A. JACKSON"; "Unser magdi die Sav; Die wer [?] alle tag gern eine Frau; SAMUEL; TROXEL; POTTER. 1828, III [3 circles on end with vertical line passing through them]"
incised: in script on base: "Samuel Troxel/Potter/october the/6th A. D. 1828, -/in the year of/our Lord. [underlined]/12 1/2 cent. [underlined]"
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
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