c1890 - Early H.M. Exeter mold mark to faint to photograph well.
Original Motto Ware from Devon, England.
Hand painted Black Cockerel on a 5 1/4 inch plate in heavy weight terra-cotta pottery.
Motto reads "Muekle wi, thrift may aya be mait".
In very good condition - no cracks or chips, surface crazing evident due to age.
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