Plate (Miniature or child's plate)

  • Category:

    Ceramics

  • Creator (Role):

    Mary Belson Elliott (Inspiration for inscription)

    William Darton (Design inspiration)

    William Jolly (Design inspiration)

  • Place of Origin:

    Probably Staffordshire or Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

  • Date:

    1800-1830

  • Materials:

    Earthenware (pearlware); Lead glaze

  • Techniques:

    Molded, Press-molded, Printed, Painted, Enameled

  • Museum Object Number:

    2011.0004.001


  • Complete Details



Object Number

2011.0004.001

Object Name

Plate (Miniature or child's plate)

Category

Ceramics

Credit Line/Donor

Gift of Rosalind Pretzfelder

Creator (Role)

Mary Belson Elliott (Inspiration for inscription)

William Darton (Design inspiration)

William Jolly (Design inspiration)

Place of Origin

Probably Staffordshire or Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Date

1800-1830

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Inscription; Above and below central scene; Black-printed "[above] MY BIBLE/May ignorance no longer reign/[below] Henceforth the Heathen shall proclaim/His makers love and bless the name of/BIBLE'(sic)".
2. Label; On underside; Circular dealer's sticker printed in black with double-ring border around "Garry/Atkins."
3. Label; On underside; Rectangular, somewhat illegibly written in ink script and appears to say "Crack/+ Rest."

Subjects

Bible; Religion associated; Anti-slavery; Slavery; Education

Materials

Earthenware (pearlware); Lead glaze

Techniques

Molded, Press-molded, Printed, Painted, Enameled

Dimensions (inches)

0.787 (H) , 5.472 (Diam)

Dimensions (centimeters)

2 (H) , 13.9 (Diam)

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Article] Margolin, Sam. 2002 "And Freedom to the Slave": Antislavery Ceramics, 1787-1865. Ceramics in America. 80- 109.
Underglaze blue printed version of same print: p. 97-98, fig. 32, pearlware, c. 1820. P. 98, image "derived from a color sheet by William Jolly and published by William Darton, Jr. in 1812."