<em>Child's Dessert Plate</em>, 1884. Glazed earthenware with transfer printed decoration, height: 1/2 in. (1.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Paul F. Walter, 1993.209.132. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.1993.209.132_front.jpg)

Child's Dessert Plate

Medium: Glazed earthenware with transfer printed decoration

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Dimensions: height: 1/2 in. (1.2 cm) diameter: 7 1/4 in. (18.4 cm)


Accession Number: 1993.209.132

Image: CUR.1993.209.132_front.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
A child’s alphabet plate, divided vertically by a band of geometric designs and semi-circular flowers. The alphabet is spelled out in black block capitals on the proper left, over a background of symmetrically arranged stylized flowers. To the proper right is a polychrome scene with two finches perched on a branch over grassy foliage. Inscribed “CHAFFINCH” and “GOLD FINCH” on proper right. CONDITION: Very good condition.

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