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Vegetable Dish Cover

Description

A domed square form with slightly nitched corners and squared crabstock handle. It is decorated in blue transfer, showing a romantic scene of ruins, a castle, sheep and a shepherd- all within a floral border.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1840
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
molding (forming)
pearlware
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
Castle
castles (fortifications)
COVER, FOOD
covers (overlying objects)
Molded
molding (forming)
pearlware
Pearlware
Ruin
ruins
scenes (depictions)
Scenic
Transfer Printed
transfer printing
Dimensions
4 x 7.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1106
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
3320

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