Overall: 1 x 7 1/4 in. ( 2.5 x 18.4 cm )
printed: above and below central image: "Industry need... not wish, and he that lives upon hope will die fasting./There are no gains without pains; then help hands for I have no lands." Nadelman collection sticker: "712 / Eng"
Hexagonal pearlware plate with lobed rim edged with purple luster; molded brim highlighted with red, blue, and green enamel and purple luster; at center, blue transfer-printed image of landscape with two men planting and boat on water in the distance; inscription surrounds central image.
Label affixed to reverse reads, "712/Eng" ("Eng" inscribed over "Amer"). This plate may be part of the Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman.
Purchased from Elie Nadelman, 1937
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