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Plate: Early Riety...

Object Number: 
1945.474
Date: 
ca. 1845-1855
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7/8 x 6 1/2 in. ( 2.2 x 16.5 cm )
Marks: 
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
Description: 
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.
Gallery Label: 
According to the donor, this plate belonged to Sarah Francis Cotheal, born June 3, 1845.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Bayard Verplanck
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group