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Wash basin

Description

Whiteware wash basin with blue transfer-printed decoration of a manor house behind a lake with mountains and classical ruins in background. Boat with figures in foreground. Border with plumes, harebells. Part of a set with a pitcher.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1790-1850
Inscriptions
FLORENTINE CHINA (accompanied by beehive in garden with ribbon bearing legend; also a five-petaled flower head )
Location of origin
England
Associated Building
Original To Nickels-Sortwell House (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
earthenware
transfer printing
Object type
Toilet Articles; Hygiene Artifacts
Descriptive terms
earthenware
transfer printing
Washbasin
washbowls
Dimensions
4 1/2 (H), 13 3/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1958.379.2
Credit Line
Bequest of Frances Sortwell
GUSN
305728
Related Items
Title Pitcher Accession number 1958.379.1 Relationship Part of a set

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