Staffordshire Sunderland Lusterware Wall Plaque God Speed The Plough Farmers Verse
Staffordshire Sunderland Lusterware plaque with Farmers Plough verse. Reads “ Let the wealthy & great. Roll in splendor & state. I envy them not I declare it; I eat my own lamb. My chickens and ham. I sheer my own fleece & I wear it. I have lawns, I have bow’rs. I have fruits, I have flowers. The lark is my morning alarmed. So jolly boys now. Here’s god speed the plough. Long life & success to the farmer”. In excellent condition with no chips, cracks or repairs. It measures 7 1/4” by 8 3/8” and dates circa 1860’s. Ex. Baecker collection.