Child's plates (2)

Object Number: 
INV.9991a
Date: 
1825-1875
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7/8 × 5 3/4 in. (2.2 × 14.6 cm)
Marks: 
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"
Description: 
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.
Gallery Label: 
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.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman, 1937
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group