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Sugar Bowl

1957.169AB (RS211470)

Description

Blue transfer-printed earthenware sugar bowl. Floral pattern surrounds scenes of Lafayette at the grave of Franklin. Rectangular cover with an octagonal pointed finial. Dual scroll molded handles.

Details

Label
One of many views of the early United States highlighted in the online exhibit "Patriotic America."
Maker
Enoch Wood & Sons (Maker)
Date
1820-1830
Inscriptions
A printed handwritten inscription on the bottom reads: 8[?] printed; 505/V.B. Morris, Jr. (on paper labels).
Location of origin
Burslem, England, Staffordshire
Material
earthenware
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels
Descriptive terms
Bowl, Serving
Bowl, Sugar
earthenware
sugar bowls
transfer printing
People and organizations
Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790
Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de, 1757-1834
Dimensions
7 x 8 x 5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1957.169AB
Credit Line
Gift of John B. Morris, Jr.
GUSN
11013
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