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Title:child's plate
Date Made:circa 1810
Type:Food Service
Materials:ceramic: lead glazed, refined white earthenware (pearlware, china glaze); high temperature underglaze oxide colors (Pratt colors)
Place Made:Great Britain: Staffordshire
Measurements:Overall: 6 1/8 x 3/4 in; 15.6 x 1.9 cm
Narrative Inscription:  No Handicraft can with/Our art compare/ We make our Pots of/What we Potters are.
Accession Number:  HD 2022.19.3
Credit Line:Gift of Anne K. Groves
Museum Collection:  Historic Deerfield

Circular child’s plate, molded on rim with floral border of diasies and roses, transfer printed in center of well: “No Handicraft can with/Our art compare/ We make our Pots of/What we Potters are.” The inscription is set within a painted framed rectangular surround. Plate is decorated with high temperature, underglaze oxide colors or Pratt colors - brown, blue, green, yellow. Impressed flower or star stamp on the underside of plate. Paper label on underside reads: "19-S-05-1/Pratt "Potter's Art'/ Child's Plate 1810." Possibly an old label (mostly gone) for Alistair Sampson.

pottery; industries; children

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