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Sugar Bowl with lid

1939.607AB (RS210732)

Description

Earthenware sugar bowl with lid. White oval, lobed, bulbous body with hand-painted blue bands around neck, rim, cap finial, and blue accents on scroll, tab handles. On bowl, brown scene of fife player standing on one leg while woman listens, in grove of trees. Cover has brown scene of circular pavilions.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1815-1830
Inscriptions
" 708 / J.B.M Jr." and "708 / J.B Morris Jr" (Two labels affixed to interior of lid)
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
molding (forming)
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels
Places
Probably County of Staffordshire (England, United Kingdom) [county]
Descriptive terms
Bowl, Serving
Bowl, Sugar
earthenware
Fife Player
glazing (coating)
landscape figures
molding (forming)
Pavilion
sugar bowls
transfer printing
Tree
Woman
Dimensions
7 x 6 3/4 x 4 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1939.607AB
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. John B. Morris, Jr.
GUSN
40361

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