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Basin

1929.97 (RS206925)

Description

Blue, transfer-print earthenware basin. Border pattern of flowers and lily pads. Chinoiserie landscape of buildings, distant mountains, and figures riding an elephant. Landscape scene appears on interior and exterior of basin.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1840
Location of origin
England
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
Object type
Containers
Descriptive terms
Basin
basins (vessels)
Chinoiserie
earthenware
floral patterns
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
Vessel
Dimensions
4 3/8 (H), 12 1/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1929.97
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Mary Wheelwright
GUSN
32531

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