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Footed Strainer

1991.1024 (RS21340)

Description

The strainer is circular and shallow in form, with a rolled rim. It is pierced at the base with a design of hearts, diamonds, ellipses, and circles. It is raised on three applied tapered feet. Printed in blue with a willow pattern on the face enclosed by a trellis or scale border, the outside and rim have scale, medallian and trellis banding.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830-1860
Inscriptions
Printed on the bottom is: warrented/irons? . Over and on a draped urn is the manufacturer's mark.
Location of origin
England
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
earthenware
transfer printing
Object type
Food Processing T&E
Descriptive terms
Circle
cookware
Diamond
Earthenware
earthenware
Ellipse
ellipses
Heart
hearts (motifs)
lozenges
STRAINER, FOOTED
strainers (culinary tools)
Transfer Printed
transfer printing
Trellis
trellises
Willow
willow (wood)
Dimensions
2.5 (H), 8.875 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1024
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
3241

Wallpaper Details

Pattern Name
Willow

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