Shape Type: Miscellaneous

Pattern Type: Literature, Classical, Mythology, and the Arts

Date: 1820-1830

Dimensions:

  • Diameter: 5.47 in (13.8938 cm)

Maker: Unknown

Description:

An earthenware child's plate printed in black and painted in underglaze with a molded floral border that has been enameled overglaze.  A Biblical pattern with the following inscriptions:  [Above]  MY BIBLE/May ignorance no longer reign/ [below] Henceforth the Heathen shall proclaim/His maker's love and bless the name of.../BIBLE (sic)/ 

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