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Child's Pearlware Franklin Motto Plate, c. 1825

Child's Pearlware Franklin Motto Plate, c. 1825

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Directory: Antiques: Decorative Art: Ceramics: English: Pottery: Pre 1837 VR: Item # 1017374

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Quaint child's pearlware motto plate with embossed rim, blue transfer print of boys at work chopping down trees, hauling water from the well and digging in the garden. Polychrome and pink lustre overglaze decoration: "Handle your tools without mittens: remember the cat in gloves catches no mice. Constant dropping wears away stones: and little strokes fell great oaks." (1758 B. Franklin POOR RICHARD'S ALMANACK). About 7" (17.8cm) and in mint condition. Our price includes insured shipping.