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Saucer

1998.1082 (RS23692)

Description

Possibly child's saucer decorated with circus animals; remnants of red banding on edge; "circus ring" in center; four clowns pictured with elephant, tiger, horse and ferret-like creature.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1880
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
glazing (coating)
painting (coating)
stoneware (pottery)
tin (metal)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
animals
Children's food service tools and equipment
Circus
circuses (performances)
Clown
clowns
figure- and animal-derived motifs
glazing (coating)
Mythical Animal
Painted
painting (coating)
SAUCER
saucers (plates)
Stoneware
stoneware (pottery)
tin (metal)
Tin Glazed
Torah
Dimensions
2.75 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.1082
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
18910

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