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Invalid Feeder

1929.242 (RS212428)

Description

Invalid feeder with a straight-sided, egg-shaped body, the sides and top of which are covered in an incised pattern of rows of concentric circles. There is a dog's head handle and a human head mask under the spout. There is an applied ear-shaped handle with a scallop shell thumbhold.

Details

Maker
Possibly Hall, Ralph (Maker)
Date
1800-1825
Location of origin
Tunstall, England, Staffordshire
Material
creamware
earthenware
glazing (coating)
incising
Object type
Food Service T&E; Eating Vessels
Descriptive terms
containers for serving and consuming food
creamware
earthenware
Feeder, Invalid
glazing (coating)
incising
Dimensions
2 1/2 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1929.242
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. W. Austin Wadsworth
GUSN
32593

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