White clay body w/ transparent glaze. Elongated form. Molded beading along edge w/ shallow well and molded vine decoration. Molded squared handles representing branches w/ fox head motif, referring to Aesop's fable of the fox and grapes. Marked, "(ribbon) Thomas Furnival & Sons/ (shield) (lion) (crown)/ Trademark/ ENGLAND."
Thomas Furnival & Sons (Maker)
- Location of origin
- Cobridge, England, Staffordshire
- Associated Building
- Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.).
- Object type
- Food Service T&E
- Descriptive terms
figure- and animal-derived motifs
- 10 (W) (inches)
- Accession Number
- Credit Line
- Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman