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Waste bowl

1916.325 (RS211428)

Description

Small earthenware bowl with black transfer-printed pattern commemorating Major General William Henry Harrison, the "log cabin and hard cider" candidate" and the ninth United States president. Interior border of medallions framing urns and a depiction of Harrison on diaper ground. On interior basin and exterior, scene of log cabin flying United States flag with a barrel in front marked "Hard Cider." Two men with hunting pelts and dog approach cabin.

Details

Maker
William Adams & Sons (Maker)
Date
1840
After
Inscriptions
"MFA [printed] / Miss H.R. / White / 3" (handwritten)
Location of origin
Tunstall / Stoke, England, Staffordshire
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E; Food Service Accessories
Descriptive terms
American Flag
Barrel
Bowl, Waste
bowls (vessels)
Container, Food Waste
Dog
earthenware
Frontier
glazing (coating)
Hunting
Log Cabin
Medallion
Men
Mountain
slop bowls
transfer printing
Urn
Wreath
People and organizations
Harrison, William Henry, 1773-1841
Dimensions
3 (H), 5 3/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1916.325
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Harriet R. White
GUSN
27367

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