Child's plates (2)
Overall: 7/8 × 5 3/4 in. (2.2 × 14.6 cm)
printed: on obverse of (a) above and below central image: "LOST TIME IS NEVER FOUND AGAIN/DR. FRANKLIN" printed: on obverse of (b) above central image: "ROBINSON CRUSOE" (b) Nadelman collection sticker: "69? / Eng"
One of a pair of octagonal earthenware plates with molded brim and aqua-blue transfer-printed image at center; (a) has red band of enamel on brim and boat with figures at center; (b) has black band of enamel on brim and male figure on raft (Robinson Crusoe) at center.
Labels affixed to reverse read, "695/Eng." and "699/Eng." ("Eng" inscribed over "Amer") These plates may be part of the Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman.
Purchased from Elie Nadelman, 1937
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.