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1985.503.1 (RS118730)

Description

Staffordshire basin w/ pearl glaze over brown and white decoration. Lightly scalloped edge w/ floral diaper pattern. In well of basin are depicted Oriental buildings in background w/ shepherd, shepherdess and antelopes in foreground. Similar diaper on exterior, labeled "G. Phillips/ Parisian" on bottom.

Details

Maker
Phillips, George (Maker)
Date
1834-1848
Location of origin
Longport, England, Staffordshire
Associated Building
Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
earthenware
Object type
Toilet Article
Descriptive terms
Antelope
antelopes
BASIN
basins (vessels)
buildings (structures)
Earthenware
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Parisian
Possibly earthenware
Shepherd
Shepherdess
shepherds
Unidentified Building
Dimensions
4.125 x 12.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1985.503.1
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman
GUSN
25370

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