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Child's Sugar Bowl

1927.121AB (RS211861)

Description

Miniature sugar bowl (a) with bulbous hexagonal body with double handles and octagonal lid (b) with button knop. Blue transfer-printed scene of a log cabin on either side of bowl. Border pattern of stars on star ground. Star is molded and printed on top of knop.

Details

Maker
Ridgway, John, 1830-1855 (Maker)
Date
1840
Circa
Inscriptions
"Log Cabin/ 2 3/4 in. high/ Price $4.00" (handwritten)
Location of origin
Hanley, England, Staffordshire
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
ironstone (pottery)
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels
Places
Hanley (Stoke-on-Trent, England, United Kingdom)
Descriptive terms
Bowl, Serving
Bowl, Sugar
Children's food service tools and equipment
earthenware
glazing (coating)
ironstone (pottery)
Log Cabin
Star
sugar bowls
transfer printing
People and organizations
Harrison, William Henry, 1773-1841
Dimensions
4 x 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 (HxWxD), 3 1/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1927.121AB
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Margaret R. Kimberley
GUSN
31250

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