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1977.664 (RS116982)

Description

Pearl glazed, molded white clay body in globular form terminating in pierced dome top with neck ring; circular base; underglaze blue transfer Fitzhugh-type decoration of two central diapered reserves; surrounded by oriental floral sprigs; spearhead foot border; diapered neck band.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1820
Location of origin
England
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
diaper (textile material)
diaper patterns
earthenware
glazing (coating)
piercing
tin (metal)
transfer printing
underglazing
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
CASTER
casters (vessels)
Diaper
diaper (textile material)
diaper patterns
Earthenware
earthenware
Fitzhugh
Floral
floral patterns
glazing (coating)
Pierced
piercing
Staffordshire
tin (metal)
Tin Glazed
Transfer Printed
transfer printing
Underglazed
underglazing
Dimensions
5.5 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.664
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
4423

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