RARE CHILD'S TRANSFERWARE PLATE
A TRIFLE FOR MY BOY
FLOWERS THAT NEVER FADE
Staffordshire England ~ 1840
This very early nursery plate measures a diminutive 5 1/8" in diameter is transfer printed in an elegant dark black with a pearlware glaze. A fancy scalloped rim encircles a press moulded border, much like an ABC plate, but instead of the letters of the alphabet, it reads :
A TRIFLE FOR MY BOY ~ LIBERTY
The center transfer is of a Mother and child looking upon two children and their dog. The verse is from, A Pleasing Variety for the Youthful Mind, 1838.
CHEERFULNESS ~ A cheerful voice & smiling eyes, By every one are loved. While sulky looks and sullen tones, By all are disapproved.
EXCELLENT CONDITION, Never used.
21 other shoppers have this item in their Cart or Wish List
Whimsical quirky and irresistible antique gifts for children of all ages
Christmas Preview! Offers Welcome. Open 24 hours, 7 days a week