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Wash basin

1956.22 (RS209416)

Description

Wash basin with blue transfer-print pattern "British Lakes" scene of "Windermere." Pattern depicts a pastoral landscape with a lake and mountains. In the foreground, a group enjoys the view with sheep nearby. A large house is in the mid-ground, boats sail on the lake. A wide floral and foliate scroll border with butterflies is printed around the rim.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830-1850
Inscriptions
"British Lakes / [crown] / NEW / STONE CHINA / Windermere" (Pattern name / maker's mark / scene name)
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
ironstone (pottery)
transfer printing
Object type
Toilet Article
Places
Probably County of Staffordshire (England, United Kingdom) [county]
Descriptive terms
Basin
basins (vessels)
earthenware
glazing (coating)
ironstone (pottery)
transfer printing
Dimensions
4 1/4 (H), 14 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1956.22
Credit Line
Gift of Maude Jacobs
GUSN
25666
Related Items
Title Pitcher Accession number 1956.21

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