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1950.241 (RS211660)

Description

Pearlware basin with blue transfer-printed pattern "Entrance of the Erie Canal into the Hudson at Albany." Naturalistic floral border pattern on interior rim and exterior body. Interior basin scene of cargo barges and crews readying to pass through canal opening.

Details

Maker
Enoch Wood & Sons (Maker)
Date
1825
Circa
Inscriptions
"ENTRANCE OF / THE ERIE CANAL / INTO THE HUDSON / AT ALBANY" [in crescent-shaped cartouche] (printed)
"WOOD" (impressed)
Material
earthenware
pearlware
transfer printing
Object type
Containers
Places
Burslem (Stoke-on-Trent, England, United Kingdom)
Old Erie Canal (New York state) [canal]
Descriptive terms
Basin
basins (vessels)
earthenware
historic landscapes
pearlware
transfer printing
Vessel
Dimensions
4 1/2 (H), 11 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1950.241
Credit Line
Bequest of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick W. Bridge
GUSN
306415
Related Items
Title Wash Pitcher Accession number 1950.242 Relationship Set. Related Erie Canal pattern.

Wallpaper Details

Pattern Name
Views of Erie Canal

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