Rare PEARLWARE CHILDS RELIGIOUS PLATE
Staffordshire England ~ c. 1820
This desirable plate from the Staffordshire region of England measures 6 3/8 inches in diameter and has a pearlware glaze.
The hand painted plate has an impressed flowers and leaves rim with Verse 34 from the New Testament and the figure of Christ Crucified illustrated in the center well.
Clean shiny and bright with rubbing to the rim and two stable cracks off the outer rim. A rare piece in any condition. Offered as is.
Plates like this were given to children as rewards of merit and gift for good behavior. They were used to aid a child in learning to read and to further thei moral education of home schooled children.