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Tea Bowl

1977.663 (RS116981)

Description

Deep circular tea bowl form with outward flaring lip; molded braid decoration around outside rim; white clay body with underglaze blue transfer print design; outdoor scene with woman inside bowl with inner border of flowers, fruit, birds, and scrolls around rim with geometric outer border; foot ring.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1815-1840
Location of origin
England
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
earthenware
transfer printing
underglazing
vitrification
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
Aves (class)
Bird
BOWL, TEA
Earthenware
earthenware
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Floral
floral patterns
fruit
Fruit
Scroll
scrolls (motifs)
Semi-Vitrified
Staffordshire
tea bowls
Transfer Printed
transfer printing
Underglazed
underglazing
vitrification
Dimensions
2.5 x 4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.663
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
4422

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