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Sugar bowl (missing lid)

1988.594 (RS210807)

Description

Earthenware sugar bowl (lid missing) with rectangular body and molded handle. Brown transfer-print pattern depicts giraffes and two men in traditional Muslim dress, including Tarboosh. Palm trees, tents and mountains in the background.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830-1850
Inscriptions
"42" (impressed)
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels
Descriptive terms
Bowl, Serving
Bowl, Sugar
Desert
earthenware
floral patterns
Giraffe
glazing (coating)
natural landscapes
Spray
sugar bowls
Tent
transfer printing
Dimensions
4 1/4 x 7 x 5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1988.594
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
40878

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