Plate: Early Riety...
Overall: 7/8 x 6 1/2 in. ( 2.2 x 16.5 cm )
printed: in black on front of plate: "EARLY PIETY/ What blessed examples doth find/Wi[rt?] in the word of truth/Of children that began to mind/religion in their youth" ;"Jesus, who reigns above the sky/ And keeps the world in awe/ Was once a child as youn
Molded plate with border of daisies in low relief; the central panel of the plate is encircled with a black transfer printed band of flowers and leaves embellished by hand with red and green overglaze and there is a two stanza poem in the middle.
According to the donor, this plate belonged to Sarah Francis Cotheal, born June 3, 1845.
Gift of Mrs. Bayard Verplanck
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.