Shape Type: Miscellaneous

Pattern Type: Children

Date: 1810-1820

Dimensions:

  • Diameter: 5.50 in (13.97 cm)

Maker: Unknown

Description:

A molded earthenware child's plate printed in brown with the words "A Present for Richard". The plate's outer rim is painted in blue with an interior line in ochre added to encircle the central printed pattern.  This type of pattern was intended as a gift or souvenir for a child.

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