Overall: 1 3/4 x 9 3/4 in. ( 4.4 x 24.8 cm )
written: in slip on plate: "S. Singer/Potter"
Drape-molded redware plate with serrated edge; obverse decorated with large slip-trailed inscription under lead glaze.
Simon Singer (d. 1894), an immigrant from Baden, Germany, worked in New York as a brickmaker before buying a pottery in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. Redware potters seldom marked their wares and very rarely inscribed their name and trade prominently on the front.
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
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