This little transferware plate was produced circa 1830. The plate features a monochrome printed design. The passage reads ‘There is that scattereth, and yet increaseth; and there is that withholdeth more than is meet, but it tendeth to poverty.’ - Proverbs 11:24.
Religious and moral pieces were popular during this period. For a similar examples please see:
Reference: Plate 1002 and 1006 in ‘Gifts for Good Children’ by Noel Riley.
This is a rare find; we have not been able to find another example. Perfect for anyone who is religious or has a passion for early children’s pottery.
Measuring: Diameter 4 7/8 inch (12.5 cm).
Condition: Natural crazing/discoloration to back of plate. Some very minor surface grazes/chips to foot rim.
Postage: FREE Tracked to USA, UK, Australia and NZ only.
19th Century Miniature Proverbs Plate, Children’s Pottery, Motto Nursery Ware, English C 1830
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