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Title:child's plate
Date Made:circa 1800
Type:Food Service
Materials:ceramic: lead-glazed, refined white earthenware (pearlware, china glaze) with underglaze blue transfer printed decoration
Place Made:Great Britain: Staffordshire
Measurements:Overall: 6 5/8 x 7/8 in; 16.8 x 2.2 cm
Narrative Inscription:  A Present from the Potteries
Accession Number:  HD 2022.19.4
Credit Line:Gift of Anne K. Groves
Museum Collection:  Historic Deerfield

Molded shell-edge child’s plate, underglaze blue painted scalloped rim, transfer printed in underglaze cobalt blue in center of well, “A Present from the Potteries” and a scene of a young woman with sheep with a house, windmill, and large tree in the background. On the underside is a paper dealer's label for Sampson & Horne Antiques, which reads: "Staffs. c. 1800/ 1E96" and a paper label which reads, "70-10-22 S + H/ Child's Plate Eng./"Potteries" 1800." Condition: Plate is stained.

pottery; industries; sheep; children

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