Child’s pearlware pottery plate “Jim Along Josey”, circa 1840

Originally a blackface minstrel piece, now often reduced to odd lyrics held together by the refrain, “Hey jim-along, jim-along Josie; Hey jim-along, jim along Jo.” Sample verse: “Any pretty girl that wants a beau, Just fall in the arms of Jim Along Joe”

Width: 6 ⅛”

Condition: Faint 1″ hairline to the rim and flaking to the blue enamel in the border

 

Antique pottery pearl ware children’s ceramic 19th century

£145.00

US$185

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