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.
Gift of Mrs. Bayard Verplanck
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