Coming to you from Doc's Crocks is this Uncommon 8" Staffordshire Child's Plate with Negro Slave Theme.
Dating around 1830, this beauty features a Fancy Embossed Rim with a Center Transfer Print of Two Small Children Fulfilling the Prayers of a begging Negro Slave. The series was called "Flowers That Never Fade" with each plate highlighting a moral virtue. This one is "Piety" and reads, "While God regards the wise & fair, The noble & the brave, He listens to the beggar's prayer, & the poor Negro slave."
Excellent Condition. Two adjacent 1/8" glaze flakes on the edge (closeup). Otherwise as made.
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